Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Lord of the Rings is an epic book in the genre of adventure fiction. It is one of a kind and it is the beginning of an era in which people compare books from the same genre to Lord of the Rings. Movies, action figures, toys, play cards... all these things keep the flames going in the readers' hearts.
Just give it a go and by the end of the first chapter, you will be enchanted by Tolkien's writing style.
Related: The Hobbit
Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit, living in the shire under The Hill, leading a peaceful life as a farmer... until one day, the mightiest dwarves from Middle-Earth come to his house and make him passionate about going on adventures - hunting dragons, finding rare armor and weapons and acquiring special rings. Read the whole book to see what eactly is going on and if Bilbo manages to complete the adventures.