Forty years ago, Harold Bloom published his bad fantasy novel The Flight to Lucifer. He claimed it was a product of his obsession with David Lindsay's A Voyage to Arcturus, but it is better understood as a failed struggle against C. S. Lewis. Read the full essay at the Jewish Review of Books.
Had you the good fortune of being present at a gathering of the Inklings, you might have witnessed J. R. R. Tolkien reading from the cycle of private myths that would become The Lord of the Rings. (You might then have also heard fellow Inkling H. V. D. Dyson complaining “Oh God, not another … Continue reading The Inklings