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20069Re: Tolkien cartoon

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  • Merlin DeTardo
    Sep 14, 2008
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      ---David Bratman <dbratman@...> wrote:
      << It reads as if the cartoonist had browsed through a couple volumes
      restlessly while on an upset stomach and decided to condemn the whole
      project thereby. >>

      Well, he offers the other point of view in the third strip.

      << Also, if you want to complain about vast quantities of posthumous
      Tolkien hitting the streets, aren't you rather over ten years out of
      date? >>

      What about _The Children of Hurin_ and, er, _The History of The
      Hobbit_? I think those books, particularly the first one, got more
      attention in mainstream press than the later _History of Middle-earth_
      volumes.

      -Merlin DeTardo
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