Napoleon wrote:Since most of us here are Tolkien fans,
Ye Olde Republic wrote:Napoleon wrote:Since most of us here are Tolkien fans,
Most of us? Where id you get this information? I'm sorry but I really dislike blanket statements like this, that may or may not involve me: A Tolkien not-fan. I'd go so far as to say that I don't like his works at all.
"Don't label me man." - Hippies
quaraga wrote:I group the silmarillion with tolkein's son because he more or less stuck together tolkein's stuff into a book. the hobbit is best because bilbo is just so bewildered that he's on an adventure. also in the 2 towers and return of the king, you read all about gandalf and aregorn but then you read the frodo parts and think "why am I reading this?"
Blue Moon Knight wrote:quaraga wrote:Also, I've never experienced that "why am I reading this" feeling. Could you be more specific please?
ottoatm wrote:Heh heh heh... I can only speak for myself here, (and I love Tolkien), but I do remember thinking this sometimes when I was younger and encountered parts in his books where he would give great amounts of details or back story about something could find significant.
Napoleon wrote: This is interesting. Even though The Hobbit is good, I am surprised that it is winning, as I figured that either FotR or RotK would win.
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