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A bridge in Oxfordshire. (c) Marcel Aubron-Bülles 7

75 reasons: Paul Vigor

Walking Through Wilderland: An English archaeological landscape investigation hy read JRR Tolkien’s book The Hobbit, before watching Peter Jackson’s film? Well, speaking as an English historian and post-medieval archaeological landscape investigator, I consider The...

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The Tolkienist’s Library: Update

have added some titles to my library list at LibraryThing. When I started this I did not quite realise I might end up adding hundreds of titles but there you are 🙂 So it...

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A commentary on “Concerning Christopher”

n January 7th, 2013, TheOneRing.Net author JPB published an essay titled Concerning Christopher – An Essay on Tolkien’s Son’s Decision to Not Allow Further Cinematic Licensing of His Work. I was amazed at the assumptions,...