Who writes like Tolkein?

The epic fantasy genre includes only authors who have created a whole new world with all variety of magics, mythology, history, cultures, sciences, geography and sociology that implies, and over 3 of a series of books take place in that one world.

If you like Tolkein for this reason, you may also like these other authors who had a grand vision, incredible imagination and amazing organizational skills.

Considered to be the father of this genre with his epic fantasy series The Lord of the Rings, Tolkein drew on the conventions of English mythology for his fantasy races and the horror of world war for plot inspiration.