Drout criticizes Tolkien's prose style, and reviews _The Children of Húrin_.
- Two different posts to Michael Drout's blog:
-In the first, he builds on his response to Bryan Appleyard's review
of _The Children of Hurin_ with an examination --in opposition to
some of Appleyard's vague arguments-- of specific ways in which
Tolkien's style (perhaps) fails, with two examples from _The Lord of
-In the second, he reviews _The Children of Hurin_, with a few