The Lord of the Rings illustrations by Jian Guo
Stumbled upon a handful of seventies-era editions of Tolkien today. Covers were a bit trippy …
I remember seeing these at the library when I was a kid and thinking they were “big kid” books that I’d read someday. And what a day that was!
Lord of the Rings demography in infographics. If you’re into that kind of thing.
For a while the hobbits continued to talk and think of the past journey and of the perils that lay ahead; but such was the virtue of the land of Rivendell that soon all fear and anxiety was lifted from their minds. The future, good or ill, was not forgotten, but ceased to have any power over the present. Health and hope grew strong in them, and they were content with each good day as it came, taking pleasure in every meal, and in every word and song.— The Fellowship of the Ring
Oh, WIN WIN WIN WIN
And in one fell swoop, Beyonce became relevant to me.
Best one yet.
This is the scene that placed LOTR deep inside my heart… The frailty of man displayed, and the miracle of a changed heart and the tenderness that can be found between corrupt human beings.
Fëanor vs. Balrog at Dagor-nuin-Giliath (Battle under the Stars)
Heck yeah, Silmarillion.
Can someone please find me a pic of Elijah Wood in this trilogy where he doesn’t look constipated?