“Air! I need air!”
I’m channelling Bofur’s lines here, from The Desolation of Smaug because that is exactly what I’m going through right now.
Unlike the dwarf however, who found himself trapped in the claustrophobic entanglement of Mirkwood Forest, mine is out of pure joy after seeing the just-released banner scroll for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
Continue reading “Revealed! New Hobbit Banner …”
Yes, Peter Jackson has just released a teaser poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies …
Well, have a look for yourself here (click on it to enlarge) …
Continue reading “Behold the fury of Smaug!”
(Above: notice the bookmark in ‘Unfinished Tales’ … currently in my second read – notice also, the horrendous lighting setup in all these pictures. Apologies.)
– Your first introduction
If your intention is to read and re-read as much of Tolkien as you can (whether you are a serious collector or not), paperbacks are an indispensable element in your reading experience. Light, easy to handle and containing pretty much the exact same text as any other version, paperbacks will always be there with you. Sure, after a couple of years you’ll start noticing ugly creases along the spine of your books, or brown marks littering the edges of the pages, but the words and the emotion contained inside will still be there. Continue reading “My Tolkien Collection: Paperbacks”
– Why this post?
I’ll be going through the rest of the “Approaching Tolkien” articles soon. However, since we’re on the subject of ‘The Hobbit’, let’s continue the discussion a bit more.
Continue reading “Indulging on ‘The Hobbit’ Imagery”