First and foremost, I think I have to give some background knowledge as to where this post is coming from. I am one of those stereotypical Tolkien fanboys. I love Middle Earth, I love the world Tolkien created – the characters, the languages, the races, the maps, the history… yeah… pretty much the whole thing. […]Read more "“The Children of Húrin” – A Middle Earth work I actually didn’t enjoy"
I sometimes wonder if J.R.R Tolkien was as surprised by the journey of his hobbit as the hobbit was himself. Even though the original novel was not called “An unexpected journey” and this name was only later given to the first film made about the book, I think it still captures the essence of the […]Read more "The character, an unexpected journey"
Yes, I know, it has been done like a million times – and yet somehow I feel like there is no other way for me to kick off my blog on fantasy than with a post on the lord of the rings. I am quite firm in my opinion that J.R.R Tolkien was the most […]Read more "A comparitive look at the Lord of the rings books and movies"