Happy Birthday, Tolkien!

Today is J. R. R. Tolkien's Birthday! Tolkien was born on Jan. 3, 1892 in South Africa. Crazy, huh? I used to think he was born in England or something. But still, That is cool. We know Tolkien as a Soldier in World War 1, a Famous Fantasy author, and an Inkling. We Thank him … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Tolkien!

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Happy birthday, Silmarillion!

Yesterday, The Silmarillion turned 40! Wow! When J. R. R. Tolkien died, the Silmarillion was still unfinished. But then Christopher Tolkien, His son, finished the Silmarillion. Thanks to this wonderful book, such wonderful stories such as Beren and Luthien and Children of Hurin have been published and loved. Happy Belated birthday, The Silmarillion. Now, what … Continue reading Happy birthday, Silmarillion!

Approaching Tolkien: ‘The Silmarillion’

A Tolkienist's Perspective

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(Above: This is my last attempt in trying something like this … I promise!)

– The ultimate reading experience

This is the real deal. Forget what you’ve read in ‘The Hobbit’ or ‘The Lord of the Rings’ (actually, it would be wise to remember severything), cleanse your mind of any thoughts, sit down and start (or try) reading ‘The Silmarillon’

Complicated book, complicated (and long) blog post.

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