Which is your favorite Tolkien novel

Discussion in 'Books' started by boromir_the_ranger, Nov 14, 2004.

  1. Jingojolene

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    LOTR. No question. The Hobbit was nice but I prefer LOTR. Haven't read any other Tolkein novels. xD
     
  2. Raff the Sweetling

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  3. Ilaelin

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    I'll say LOTR, tho I haven't read the books in ages. Next would be The Hobbit.

    @ Raff...ok, I know I'm going to sound like a total tard but I have yet to finish the Sil. For some reason I start it then put it down for a day then when I go back to it I'm lost. I think it's just too much information for me! Haha, or maybe it's just the older I get the more senior moments I have! :D
     
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    you said it m8...The sill.
     
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    Same for me, it is brilliant in its historical scope and vision despite appearing more like a history book than a novel.
     
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  7. Druid of Lûhn

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    Definetly "The Lord of the Rings", best book ever written and ever to be written.
    Thank you John Ronald Reuel Tolkien!!!
    "Leaf by Niggle"comes in second place.

    Nlon noyer annan.
     
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    The Hobbit or the Children of Hurin (Turin Turambar) or whatever its called :)
     
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    The trilogy is great, but I think I like The Hobbit a bit better.
    I've got the Children of Hùrin, but I haven't read it yet. I will soon, though. :)
     
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    Definetly 'Silmarilion'.
     
  11. Druid of Lûhn

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    The Silmarillion is a good book also, but I read it when I was twelve, so it wasn't that easy. I'll re-read it soon. The Hobbit is awesome, it's easy to read but has a good storyline. I hope the film will be as good as the book.
     
  12. Shireen

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    When I read 'Silmarilion' for the first time, I was child too. It was very difficult to read, however (in my opinion) 'Silmarillion' is one of the best book ever written :)
     
  13. wanderingmagus

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    First section of Simarillion. Afterwards it gets politicky and such, but the mythology and creation story was what made me appreciate the depths to which Tolkein thought out his world.
     
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    Mine would be The Fellowship of the Ring and The Children of Hurin. I am half way throught the Children of Hurin but I still find it an amazing and fascinating tale from the best author that has ever lived!
     
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    The Hobbit for sure.
     
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    I really quite like "Unfinished Tales" now that I've been reading it, as it compliments all his books, filling in the gaps, so I would have to link that to all the others as well.
     
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    The Silmarillion. There is no equal.
     
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    Definitely, The Silmarillion. It was the work of Professor's life, and it became a real epos...seems to be equal to the ancient legends...The whole story from the very beginning.
     
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    Silmarillion is too good, LOTR trilogy Return of the king, FOTR and then two towers, then hobbit, and then other books like adventures of Tom Bombadil I enjoyed because I love the songs and poems.
     
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    No question, it is the Silmarillion. As part story book of it, also "The Lays of Beleriand".