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Amazon’s LoTR TV Show, What Do You Want to See? // Tolkien TV Talk

So, Amazon are making a TV show based on the Second Age in Tolkien’s Legendarium. For those who are fans of Peter Jackson’s films, and those who may have read The Lord of the Rings and/or The Hobbit, the question ‘What is the Second Age?’ might have been the first thing you googled. I am

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Bilbo’s Last Song by J. R. R. Tolkien: Book Review

“Farewell to Middle-Earth at Last, I see the star above your mast!” Bilbo’s Last Song is considered by many to be Tolkien’s epilogue to his classic work The Lord of the Rings. As Bilbo Baggins takes his final voyage to the Undying Lands, he must say goodbye to Middle-earth. Poignant and lyrical, the song is both a

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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien: Book Review

This is the story of how a Baggins had an adventure, and found himself doing and saying things altogether unexpected… Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further then the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag-End. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of

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The Magician’s Nephew (The Chronicles of Narnia #1) by C.S. Lewis: Book Review

NARNIA…where the woods are thick and cold, where Talking Beasts are called to life…a new world where the adventure begins. Digory and Polly meet and become friends one cold, wet summer in London. Their lives burst into adventure when Digory’s Uncle Andrew, who thinks he is a magician, sends them hurtling to…somewhere else. They find

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