Tag Archives: LotR

Lord of the Rings reread – here we go… AGAIN

So Christmas has come and gone – all the commercials have gone away, Valentine’s Day merchandise (and probably Easter) will be pushing the Yuletide stuff out of the stores, and if God is kind I won’t have to hear “Feliz … 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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Lord of the Rings reread – here we go…

The Reread: Prologue It’s been a very long time since I read The Lord of the Rings. Which is significant, since I read it on average once a year from the age of twelve, and had the book pretty much … 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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September 22 is a very important day …

It’s the birthday of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. Party! Upon the hearth the fire is red Beneath the roof there is a bed But not yet weary are our feet Still around the corner we may meet A sudden tree … Continue reading

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