If you happen to be a non-white Tolkien fan, or if you first read Tolkien in a language other than English, this short survey is for you!
A series exploring the events and known information concerning the Second Age of Tolkien's Middle-earth prior to the release of Amazon's TV series.
"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world." So too if script-writers would not change perfectly-written lines of dialogue for no good reason at all!
The only autographed book I own, via @tolkienprof. It may seem an odd thing to have written in a book concerning The Hobbit, but it was Professor Olsen who convinced me of the "no wings" argument. So I asked him to memorialize it.
How bad does something have to be in order for a vicious, shape-shifting were-bear to call it savage?