I’ve not read the J.R.R. Tolkien books and I think I’ve only watched one of the Lord of the Rings movies but Yvo’s review of The Hobbit (which I may have read years ago in university) has reminded me that it’s about time I made a start at it. Whether you, too, have been remiss at reading this literary giant or are a fan of the movies or not, perhaps you, too, should grab one of his books and spend some time “escaping” into the world of Bilbo Baggins. Enjoy my Sunday reblog!
“There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.”
I only first found out that The Hobbit existed AFTER I finished reading The Lord Of The Rings trilogy as a teenager… Which is a shame, since The Hobbit is considered to be the prequel story to the series. That said, I think I actually like this novel better than the other books. One of the (minor) problems I had with the other books is that the pace is so slow because of the many descriptions (although they are necessary for the more than excellent worldbuilding in all J.R.R. Tolkien‘s books). I didn’t have that feeling of…
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