Tag: JRR Tolkien

Shelob. Shagrat. Sauron. *shudder*

Seriously? Of course there will be spoilers. *** It’s been a long time since I’ve reread The Lord of the Rings first page to last (as opposed to pulling down one volume or another and rereading just my favorite parts, which I do all the time). It remains as compelling and as thrilling and heartbreaking an adventure…

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Adventure over, exeunt.

January 22, 2022 Reread this for the first time in decades. It’s even better than I remembered it, especially the narrator’s editorial asides, among which: …you could tell what a Baggins would say on any question without the bother of asking him. …one morning long ago in the quiet of the world, when there was…

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