Thinking about “The Hobbit” this morning

J.R.R. Tolkien's book The Hobbit has been on my mind the last few days, ever since I watched the final installment of Peter Jackson's movie trilogy based on that book. I won't post my full review/rant here, but you can read it on my Tumblr-blog. The Hobbit is not my favourite Tolkien book. That would be The… Continue reading Thinking about “The Hobbit” this morning

The first Tolkien-books I ever read

These are the first Tolkien-books I ever read. On the left is The Fellowship of the Ring, and on the right is The Hobbit. They're in Swedish, and I borrowed them from my dad, or maybe he gave them to me at some point... I'm not even sure anymore (it was quite a long time ago by… Continue reading The first Tolkien-books I ever read

A quote from “The Hobbit”

I'm currently reading Tolkien's "The Hobbit" to my 6-year old daughter, and though she loves all the stuff about goblins and dragons and trolls, this exchange between Gandalf and Bilbo is so far her favourite part of the book. She just really likes Gandalf's somewhat grumpy and acerbic style, I think. “Good Morning!" said Bilbo,… Continue reading A quote from “The Hobbit”