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A Classic Companion.

Advantages: The Best book of all Time.
Disadvantages: none for me.

...Introduction ********************* I have been longing to review this book for some time now, but was put off by the fact that it’s been reviewed seventy-eight times so far. So what can I add that is new to any former reviews? The answer lies simply i ...

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Review of The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien

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You've seen the films, now read the books!

Advantages: One of the most loved books in English literature.
Disadvantages: None if you are willing to accept Tolkien's sub-creation.

Before reviewing the Lord of the Rings I need to make a number of opening comments for no better reason that they need to be said. Initially I am aware of how many times this work has been reviewed and I earnestly hope I can bring some fresh perspectives ...

britum2000 23.09.2006 · Read full review
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One Book to rule them all

Advantages: great and fantastic fairytale, one of the best books ever written
Disadvantages: a lot of fighting and war

The Lord of the Rings is a marvellous and great book which has been read with enthusiasm by several generations since it was first published almost 50 years ago. J.R.R. Tolkien started to work on this book as early as in the 30s of the previous century ...

Michael-S 18.09.2001 · Read full review
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Not the greatest book of the century

Advantages: Rich in detail, wonderful and engaging story.
Disadvantages: Restricts the imagination for the reader, Poor female characters, Too much pointless material

...work but I managed it. I took a whole year too. Well actually I started it a year ago but having got a third of the way into the first volume I just gave up, bored to tears. But after moving house at the end of the last year the ...

michaird 08.01.2003 · Read full review
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Lord of the Home Library

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-----Plot----- **Hobbit** Once upon a time there lived a hobbit. He was small and furry, like all other hobbits and he lived quietly until some wizard called Gandalf decided that he really needs a hobbit for his ‘special adventure’ and ...

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