Elizabeth Graham

Elizabeth Graham appears in the following:

Frodo, Bilbo, Kullervo: Tolkien's Finnish Adventure

Sunday, April 10, 2016

While still at university, J.R.R. Tolkien became fascinated by Finnish mythology, abandoning his Classics degree to adapt the epic Story of Kullervo — work that led to the creation of Middle Earth.


The Gates Of Liavek Are Open Again In 'Points Of Departure'

Saturday, May 16, 2015

When I'm feeling low, there's a city I like to visit. This particular city is contained within a handful of shabby 1980s paperbacks around which I coil as protectively as a dragon around her hoard (though the city in question contains no actual dragons): The city of Liavek.

Liavek is ...


Mr. Spock And The Consolations Of Solitude

Sunday, March 01, 2015

When I heard about the sad demise of Leonard Nimoy, I felt — and I'm certain I'm not alone here — a sense of loss and sadness entirely disproportionate to the death of someone I'd never met. Then again, what he meant to me in my youth — and again, ...


With Mullet Or With Monkey, Everyone Knows Superman

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Whether or not you give a damn for Superman, you know who he is. Even if you've never read a comic book in your life, no one can hear the name "Superman" without a flash of recognition: red-and-yellow S on blue background, red cape, the dark-haired man in flight, jaw ...