Here it is … the unboxing of the latest Tolkien publication.Continue reading “Tolkien’s Unfinished Tales | DELUXE & HARDBACK Editions”
Hello again everyone! I seem to be back 😀
Although “back” is rather misleading. I was always “here”, both figuratively and literally. Following my ‘Farewell‘ post some eight months back, I kept visiting the blog and ensuring I replied to any new comments popping up every now and then on any posts.Continue reading “Stirrings and New beginnings | I’m back!”
It has become an annual tradition of sorts on this blog to post a list of books I have read in the last twelve months. This might perhaps provide some inspirational reading ideas for you, dear readers.
Besides, I think it’s the perfect opportunity for me to take a moment, stand back, and admire the books I have consumed (not literally). Continue reading “Books I’ve Read in 2018 [Christmas wrap-up]”
On the anniversary of his death
For the majority of people, 2nd September is as normal a day as any other. It follows after the 1st and precedes the 3rd.
However, for Tolkien readers, this date is of particular significance. Just as we celebrate the birth of John Ronald every 3rd of January, so do we recognise and honour the day he passed away in 1973. Continue reading “J.R.R. Tolkien: A Literary Sapling”
2 September, 1973
There are no lengthy posts today.
Let us simply remember that 42 years ago, J.R.R. Tolkien passed away and left behind a legacy as the finest fantasy author of the 20th Century.
In those 40 decades since his passing, that legacy has gained strength and through the published and posthumous works, we can affirm what a great scholar, academic and human being he was.
Thank you Professor.
Perhaps an unusual post compared to the others written so far. But nonetheless, it is intrinsically linked to the whole scope of this blog.
Ever since I’ve discovered Tolkien (and even years before that), I had in mind of writing a book.
But what sort of book?
A novel always piqued my interest. Once Tolkien was in my mindset, a fantasy novel seemed more tempting. But then I started wondering, as I have ever done when I begin writing such novel … I’m not a creative person.
Continue reading “I dream of writing a book …”