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Malveth
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Oct 10 2012, 3:19am


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"Arthur eastward in arms purposed
his war to wage on the wild marches,
over seas sailing to Saxon lands,
from the Roman realm ruin defending.
Thus the tides of time to turn backward
and the heathen to humble, his hope urged him,
that with harrying ships they should hunt no more
on the shining shores and shallow waters
of South Britain, booty seeking."

Classic Tolkien. You can feel the absence of the obsessive rewriting that LOTR's received, but still, it has the "tone" and music of Tolkien's best prose & verse.

This takes the sting out of having zero interest in The Hobbit movie!

So, what's left? Tolkien's prose "Beowulf" and "The King of the Green Dozens"? It's sad to think that we might be coming to the bottom of that deep, deep well...

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New Tolkien work to be released next May! News from Bree Send a private message to News from Bree Oct 7 2012, 8:47am
    Brilliant news. Looking forward to digging into this. / DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Oct 7 2012, 3:41pm
        I am a little surprised at this because everythig I have read indicated Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Oct 7 2012, 3:46pm
            This is so Amazing. " Put away for 80 Years?" Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Oct 7 2012, 6:29pm
                My impression is that JRRT would not have liked the Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Oct 7 2012, 7:22pm
                    I did com across a cryptic message another site that Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Oct 7 2012, 7:44pm
                Camelot Movie... Malveth Send a private message to Malveth Oct 8 2012, 2:24pm
            Probably more English epic than French romance Modtheow Send a private message to Modtheow Oct 9 2012, 12:50am
                Yes, after reviewing the Alliterative Morte Arthure link provided Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Oct 9 2012, 4:53am
                    You never know Modtheow Send a private message to Modtheow Oct 9 2012, 7:53pm
                Interesting link! FarFromHome Send a private message to FarFromHome Oct 9 2012, 9:55am
                    Celtic elements Modtheow Send a private message to Modtheow Oct 9 2012, 8:00pm
                        The trouble is that Arthur was Romano-British / celtic not English. Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Oct 9 2012, 8:36pm
                Agreed Malveth Send a private message to Malveth Oct 9 2012, 1:14pm
        Related Guardian Article. Spaldron Send a private message to Spaldron Oct 9 2012, 6:25pm
            ! ! ! ! Malveth Send a private message to Malveth Oct 10 2012, 3:19am
            "...no wizards or magic swords..." FarFromHome Send a private message to FarFromHome Oct 10 2012, 10:44am
    Yes!!! Malveth Send a private message to Malveth Oct 8 2012, 2:18pm

 
 
 

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