Tolkien lesson for today – shortcut to fear

Tolkien lesson for today – shortcut to fear

Today’s lesson comes from the book The Children of Hurin. This book was released in 2007 which contains a quite immaculate re composition and expansion on the story of Hurin. The story is originally found in The Silmarillion but with all the additional work...
Tolkien lesson for today – The character of Men

Tolkien lesson for today – The character of Men

I often think back to the fellowship that went on the journey to mount doom to destroy the One Ring. The fellowship that was assembled in Rivendell by Lord Elrond. Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin, Gimli, Logolas, Boromir, Aragorn and Gandalf. From the 9 of them who do we...
Tolkien lesson for today – a precious day lost

Tolkien lesson for today – a precious day lost

“Every day that passes is a precious day lost” These are the words spoken by Frodo to Sam on their way to Morder to cast the ring into the fiery depths of mount doom. First a bit of context: Click here for more Tolkien Lessons. We find Frodo and Sam in a pretty dire...
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