Tag Archives: Hobbit

Why? Why??

I know, I know – I’m so far behind in book reviews I’ll never catch up. Plus I haven’t written about Much Ado About Nothing or even Twelfth Night. But – Tumblr updates strike again. The Hobbit Extended Edition is … Continue reading

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So, this “Hobbit” mess…

I haven’t seen it. I won’t see it. I had been saying that I would never, ever pay money to see it, but the more I learn about it the more horrified I am, till I’ve reached the stage that … Continue reading

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LotR Reread – Chapter 2: The Shadow of the Past

This is going slowly mainly because it’s taking forever to shape my notes into anything remotely resembling coherence, and I don’t want to get too far ahead in listening to the book. That’s my excuse and I’m sticking to it. … Continue reading

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LotR Reread – A Long-Expected Party

Book I: Chap. 1 – A Long Expected Party I’ve always bridled about LotR being considered a children’s book (even The Hobbit was not written specifically for children, iirc) (* See Here*)– but there is a light tone to this … Continue reading

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Happy Baggins Birthday!

Today, September 22, marks the birthday of both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. Here’s a little bit of why that matters so much … If it’s not too late where you are, enjoy second breakfast and elevensies, and make sure to … Continue reading

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The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien. Of course.

It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.  – Bilbo I’ve said elsewhere that it was impossible for me to review The Hobbit.  I don’t know if this will count … Continue reading

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