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16204RE: [TolkienDiscussions] Re: The Two Towers.

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  • Jack
    Nov 1, 2005
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      Or try this link to the same place:
      http://snipurl.com/jdxm

      I love the implication in the photograph that Tolkien was thinking about
      Edgbaston Waterworks when he wrote about Barad Dur!

      (Snipurl lets you take a long long URL and snip it into something more
      manageable that doesn't get screwed up by email)

      hth
      Jack

      -----Original Message-----
      From: justkenneth
      Here's an article entitled "The Two Towers". If the link doesn't
      come across intact try cutting and pasting it into your browser's
      url window.

      http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/preview/GenerateContent?
      CONTENT_ITEM_ID=19079&CONTENT_ITEM_TYPE=0&MENU_ID=124

      --- In TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com, "Jack" <jack@t...> wrote:
      >
      > I agree - Barad Dur hardly comes into TTT at all
      >
      > :o)
      > Jack
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Wilson, Bruce
      > JRRT said that it referred to Orthanc and Minas Morgul, but the
      title is
      > intentionally ambiguous. There are several pairs of towers in the
      book.
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Morjuc
      > This always did confuse me, especially after the movie came out.
      > Which towers are the two towers?
      > barad-dur and orthanc (movie style)
      > minas morgul and barad-dur
      > minast tirith and minas morgul/barad-dur (what I always thought it
      > was, especially with that one picture by tolkien that's been used
      as a
      > book cover. The one with a white and black tower facing each
      other.)
      >
      > Thanks for un-confusing me...
      >
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      > Galad.
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