Michael Chabon: Children are cartographers

Map of Middle Earth. “Childhood is a branch of cartography. Most great stories of adventure, from The Hobbit to Seven Pillars of Wisdom, come furnished with a map. That’s because every story of adventure is in part the story of a landscape, of the interrelationship between human beings (or Hobbits, as the case may be) … read more… “Michael Chabon: Children are cartographers”