The world shown us in books, whether the books be confessed epics or professed gospels, or in codes, or in political orations, or in philosophic systems, is not the main world at all: it is only the self-consciousness of certain abnormal people who have the specific artistic talent and temperament.
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I think Game of Thrones is the most epic fantasy written since The Rings Trilogy.
She says Cooper’s Last of the Mohicans and the other Leatherstocking Tales is the first American epic.