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Lord of the Rings read-through



bluestar42
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Sep 16 2017, 8:39pm


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Lord of the Rings read-through

Is anyone else doing their annual reading of Lord of the Rings this month? I always start on the 22nd and end up watching the movies as well. It'd be nice to have someone to read along with.


entmaiden
Forum Admin / Moderator


Sep 16 2017, 9:29pm


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Welcome to TORn and the Reading Room

We just finished a read-through here but discussion about the books is always welcome. Feel free to post your observations as they occur.

My annual read-through usually happens in December. When I first read the books, I was 13 or 14, so December was my winter break and I had enough time to read. So that became a habit all the way through college and continues to this day.

But I first read The Hobbit in October because it was assigned for a class, so that's close to September.


jlj93byu
Rivendell

Oct 2 2017, 4:54pm


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Just started mine

It's been several years since my last read through, and even though I'm back-logged on books to read pretty significantly, I picked up my old paperback copy of Fellowship this weekend, the first edition I read, and simply started reading. I'm about 40 pages in and have zero desire to stop until I finish Return of the King. Looks like I'll be just behind you in coming weeks as I am well overdue for a reading, and am excited to finally be starting!