Welcome. What you will find here will be my random thoughts and reactions to various books I have read, films I have watched, and music I have listened to. In addition I may (or may not as the spirit moves me) comment about the fantasy world we call reality, which is far stranger than fiction.
Saturday, January 3, 2009
J. R. R. Tolkien: 1892-1973
J. R. R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892 and died September 2, 1973.
He wrote The Silmarillion, The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings.
He restored fantasy to the adult world with several scholarly essays.