fav Tolkien book.

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  1. finrod

    finrod Born to woe.

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    which is your fav. Tolkien book?

    LoTR
    Silmarillion
    Book of lost tales.
    the Hobbit.
     
  2. Arwen

    Arwen Well-Known Member

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    LOTR definitely- I like the big epic story
     
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    It's pretty close between the Sil and LOTR for me. I like UT and the bits of HoM I have read, but because its more information driven, it can't compare to the Sil/LOTR. The Hobbit is a nice story, but perhaps a bit to easy and rather primitive for my liking.
     
  4. finrod

    finrod Born to woe.

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    hmmm, why did I create three threads on this?
    that was not my intent for sure, I must be stupid!
     
  5. Turin

    Turin Valar Morghulis

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    lol, you're rough on yourself.


    I'll go with LoTR
     
  6. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    I shall choose BOLT because i really enjoyed reading it
     
  7. finrod

    finrod Born to woe.

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    I had a hard time choosing between the Silm and BoLT, by the way.
     
  8. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    Yes they are very similar i liked the part in BOLT when the 3 old men give manwe the moon and sun ropes
     
  9. finrod

    finrod Born to woe.

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    Yes, I remember that one. I also liked the cottage of lost play thing. These things give middle-earth a different turn.

    the only thing I didn't like is the fact that tol-eressea is now England
     
  10. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    yeah that was kinda weird then i guess ME is america
     
  11. finrod

    finrod Born to woe.

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    ooohhh, can I get to be Utumno, please?
     
  12. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    ok then whos aule?
     
  13. Isis

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    I must say The Hobbit. I thought it was hillarious. and Return of the King. Except for the ending, I didn't really care for that last chapter too much.
     
  14. Lady_of_Shalott

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    You didn't like the last chapter?!?! It was one of the best I thought. And, after saying thus, LOTR is my favorite Tolkien book, although the Silmarillion comes in a close second.
     
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    I loved reading the silmarillion, as it helped a 12 year old make sense of lotr. ( I HAVE grown since then) By the way, what is BOLT?
    To Isis: I like your douglas Adams quote. Have you read the one on pages 2 to about 6 in Mostly harmless? vv good
     
  16. Lady_of_Shalott

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    BOLT stands for "Book of Lost Tales".
     
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    I think the Silmarillion is the best. My absolute favorite Tolkein book. :D
     
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    I must say Lord of the Rings. I just started reading Silmarillion. Hope its good!
     
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    The Silm is great:D

    Well, I enjoyed the book of unfinished tales...

    But hell, I'v read th LotR's to know its my favorite
     
  20. finrod

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    Silm's best.