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  • Cristina A. Montes
    Mar 14, 2007
      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, David Emerson <emerdavid@...> wrote:
      > Welcome, Cristina.
      > >You would do well to get Tolkien: a Biography by
      > >Humphrey Carpenter and try to forget anything you
      > >read in Grotta's collection of errors and
      > >fabrications. If you want to go further, Tolkien's
      > >collected Letters (ed. by Carpenter and C. Tolkien)
      > >are indispensable; and for serious in-depth facts
      > >there is our own Wayne Hammond's massive JRR Tolkien
      > >Companion and Guide.
      > All very good suggestions. I would add Tom Shippey's ROAD TO
      MIDDLE-EARTH is essential, and AUTHOR OF THE CENTURY is right up
      there with it.

      Thanks, everyone, for the suggested readings. I will keep these
      titles in mind when I get my next bonus! :)

      I would just like to ask: what are examples of Grotta's errors?
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