The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

An appropriately epic conclusion to the book. I know people complain that the movie’s end lasted far too long but it’s nothing on the book. Frodo and Sam get to Mount Doom by the end of Chapter 3 in Book 6 and there are still six more chapters to go! I think this is brilliant …

The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

I’m really enjoying this re-read, think I needed the break I had. So from now on we have the two stories running separately, Frodo and Sam on their way to Mordor and the rest of the fellowship in Rohan. The battle of Helm’s Deep was not quite as epic as I remembered, though that could …

The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

I have read this book so many times it’s hard to review it. I’m not going into plot because we all know how it goes. I used to read this almost yearly but the movies kind of ruined it for me (even though I love them). I had certain images in my head but they …

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