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Readability of the trilogy (was: Digest of messages36.53-36.58 (fwd))

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Saturday, August 5, 2000, 3:06
> Yeah, I know. I thoroughly enjoyed _The Hobbit_ back in junior high and was > all gung ho on reading the trilogy. Then I read the first volume. Oy!
I loved the trilogy! MUCH better, IMO, than _The Hobbit_ -- "Their bodies did not age, but they became afeared of everything and anything. For partaking in any action at all could threaten their precious and ageless bodies! ... Their victory over death was a hollow one." ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor