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Fantasy: Friend or foe?

I’ve always found fantasy novels really challenging to read and enjoy.

The experience is like travelling to a new country where I don’t know the language, where I recognise none of the streets and all of the faces are unfamiliar. 531 altre parole

The Death of the Epic

“A cast of thousands,” announces the hokey voice on an old trailer, “The greatest adventure story ever told.” Hyperbole aside, this is the calling card of the old Film Epic: do it bigger, do it better, make it the most incredible thing anyone has ever seen. 808 altre parole

Happy Hobbit day!

​Yesterday was the first Hobbit day I ever celebrated! Yesterday marked Frodo and Bilbo Baggins birthday, and the day Bilbo left the shire to live in Rivendell, and Frodo obtained the ring, and Gandalf left to do a “little” research on Frodo’s ring. 40 altre parole

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Happy Hobbit Day!


Yesterday was the first Hobbit day I ever celebrated! Yesterday marked Frodo and Bilbo Baggins birthday, and the day Bilbo left the shire to live in Rivendell, and Frodo obtained the ring, and Gandalf left to do a “little” research on Frodo’s ring. 128 altre parole

Book

Wisdom

I know many things, small one. I can compel a dragon to warm my tea and convince quarrelsome trolls that naps remedy most ills. I’ve learned the language of trees and can read their histories on the skin of autumn leaves. 64 altre parole

Poetry

Happy Birthday to the Baggins Boys!

September 22, 2017

Happy Bilbo and Frodo’s birthday! Today, we mark not only the first day of fall but also the joint birthday of J. R. 770 altre parole

Family

Happy Hobbit Day!

Hobbitses, rejoice! Today is Hobbit Day, which means that it’s the birthday of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. Bilbo Baggins is one of my favorite literary characters of all time. 422 altre parole

Writing