Great Tales of Middle-Earth

Discussion in 'TMB Book Club' started by Fargin' Icehole, Aug 30, 2018.

  1. Fargin' Icehole

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    The Fall of Gondolin is out today. Anyone read Children of Húrin or Beren and Lúthien?
     
  2. The Blackfish

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    I've only read The Silmarillion which obviously touches on all 3, but I have not read the individual novels. They've all been on my to read list for a while. I think I may reread The Silmarillion first though since its been 5 or 6 years since my last read.
     
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    I've been meaning to reread The Silmarillion for a long time now. It was a slog for me the first time, but I was in high school. I think I'd appreciate it more now
     
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    I'm sure the first 10-15% is still a slog as it goes through all of the iterations of elves as they broke off from one another on their way to the promised lands, but after that it is amazing.
     
  5. Fargin' Icehole

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    I read The Silmarillion again recently and have been going through withdrawals. So good. Part of the reason I'm interested in these 3.
     
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    Yeah younger me struggled to get past the first part. I do remember enjoying parts of it