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Taking it back to the source

October 29, 2012 at 11:14 am by greendragon  - 

As fans impatiently wait for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, one journalist in Middle-earth – ahem, in New Zealand – has written a great article which reminds us of the humble beginnings of this extraordinary tale.  When Professor Tolkien jotted down those few, simple words – ‘In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit’ – it was indeed, as Gandalf might tell us, ‘like the falling of small stones that starts an avalanche…’  When did you first encounter Middle-earth?  Relive those memories with this charming article.

Posted in Hobbit Book, J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, Tolkien on October 29, 2012 by