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Tol Eressea

Aug 19 2012, 6:39pm

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Yes, it's misleading, isn't it?

 I was hoping you'd respond - sorry if any posters here thought I was being anything but sincere. I was asking about this 'quote' some time ago, and a very knowledgable ToRnsib solved the problem for me: it comes, not from JRR, but from the poster for Bakshi's movie. There's a picture here:


sorry - that link is way too long; hope it works ok. The relevant part of the hype reads:

"JRR Tolkien triumphed with the perception that a single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities."

So there we are; advertising hype. Though I haven't has any success so far with another so-called quote from the page which JW linked to:

'"Little by little, one travels far." - J.R.R. Tolkien'

If JRR wrote that, I'm a Dutchman!


(This post was edited by geordie on Aug 19 2012, 6:45pm)

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Post edited by geordie (Tol Eressea) on Aug 19 2012, 6:45pm

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