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Re: typo/misprint in foreword of "Sauron Defeated"
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What happened, remy? Can't find the copy? Or haven't been home yet? :)
Still curious, is all I'm saying...thanks in advance!
Sorry for being hasty, hrum, hoom.

Cheers,

felagund

Posted on: 2011/11/8 2:33


Re: New Book Releases
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John Rateliff describes some of the changes in the one volume History of the Hobbit.

http://sacnoths.blogspot.com/2011/11/ ... obbit-second-edition.html

Posted on: 2011/11/7 22:55


Re: The Wonders of eBay
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Do you think this copy of the two towers ended really high?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/330634865284? ... _trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649


Posted on: 2011/11/7 16:41


Re: New Book Releases
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watch that spelling SonOfDolf


I liked my original spelling better, but I corrected it anyway

Posted on: 2011/11/7 16:03


Re: New Book Releases
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Stu, I did say it makes me wonder...

What I was really edging towards saying was --if Rateliff (watch that spelling SonOfDolf! ) just doesn't like Blok's art personally (otherwise known as personal taste), he should just plainly state this. Instead it's dressed up in some fairly harsh criticism of the art itself. It was the tone more than anything.

That aside, I wonder who he does rate. I think, personally, that Tolkien saw in Blok's art something he liked --hence buying a few. Blok reminds me of Baynes (& more recently Ruth Lacon) in lacking realism. Somehow I don't think (just speculation, mind) Tolkien would have much liked Howe, Nasmith, or even perhaps Lee. I'm just curious as to whether Rateliff rates any of the big three...

BH

Posted on: 2011/11/7 15:45
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