Daily Archive: October 20, 2012

The Edge of the Wild (c) Lithuanian Tolkien Society

The Lithuanian Tolkien Society

Tolkien fandom in Lithuania and Tolkien Lietuva The works of J.R.R.Tolkien first came to Lithuania in 1985, the year when The Hobbit was published in Lithuanian. To be sure, ‘samizdat’ translations such as those...

Exam Schools, Oxford

75 reasons: Colin Duriez

75 shades of Hobbit A hitherto unknown species was introduced into the world in 1937, in J.R.R. Tolkien’s opening sentence of 10 words, “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” A...