Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings

An epic fantasy novel for adults? For many serious readers such a creation would at least seem doubtful, if not downright ridiculous. But when it is the literary work of a respectable professor of Anglo-Saxon literature at Oxford University, the…
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The Hobbit

The Hobbit

I read The Hobbit forty years ago when I was almost ten years old. At that age, with a limited reading experience, it was difficult for me to read continuously for many hours. But with the reading of this story,…
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Beowulf

Beowulf

The legend of Beowulf, sung by many bards for hundreds and hundreds of years, has its origins in the ancient times of the world before the Deluge. Brought in Britain by the Germanic tribes of those tumultuous Angles warriors, this…
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