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Fantasy Maps

by | Jul 23, 2010 | Tor.com Articles

Tor.com published a four-part series of articles I wrote about maps in fantasy literature.

…in the grand spirit of new adventures and unexplored horizons, let’s take a look at some of the great maps of fantasy literature. This is by no means a complete list of the great ones, or even the most well known. Rather, it’s a list of maps that I’ve pored over for hours during my childhood, and ultimately, have inspired me to imagine my own fantastic worlds.

In these articles I discuss everything from J.R.R Tolkien’s iconic map from The Hobbit….
The Hobbit map

… to other more unusual ones such as this one from the Lone Wolf series:

Lone Wolf map

Check them out:

Beyond the Aryth Ocean: Part 1: A review of selected maps in fantasy novels Beyond the Aryth Ocean: Part 2: A review of selected maps in fantasy computer games Beyond the Aryth Ocean: Part 3: A review of selected maps in other fantasy media Beyond the Aryth Ocean: BONUS Part 4: A review of selected Wheel of Time maps

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