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I heard that too

sam90
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Feb 27 2013, 5:31pm


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I heard many times that Tolkien isn't the ''conventional'' type of writter. That he did his stories in a peculiar way. Like typing them all over again form the start if it wasn't like he wanted them to be. Some say he was more interested by the languages in themselves as a Philologist and so that he wasn't the typical author.

I am not sure what to think of all this to be honest. The fact of the matter is that he did writte excellent tales and that he is my favorite author. His stories are still read and reread and debated decades after they were published. That's what really matters.

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Why do some people say that Tolkien wasn't a writer? Rane Send a private message to Rane Feb 2 2013, 1:19am
    No accounting for taste. Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Feb 2 2013, 2:38am
    He has certainty lasted a long time! Eowyn3 Send a private message to Eowyn3 Feb 2 2013, 6:31am
    What is great literature? Angharad73 Send a private message to Angharad73 Feb 2 2013, 10:39am
        I wonder if they regret their decision Rane Send a private message to Rane Feb 2 2013, 9:19pm
            What makes a writer... Angharad73 Send a private message to Angharad73 Feb 2 2013, 10:01pm
    What about it? sador Send a private message to sador Feb 3 2013, 8:01am
    I think it's a matter of opinion - geordie Send a private message to geordie Feb 3 2013, 9:47am
        Well put squire Send a private message to squire Feb 3 2013, 2:21pm
            Also well put. Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Feb 3 2013, 6:59pm
                Some critical reviews... Morthoron Send a private message to Morthoron Feb 7 2013, 3:07am
    Unfortunately, Tolkien will never win it. macfalk Send a private message to macfalk Feb 3 2013, 12:05pm
        Tolkien never will win the Nobel Prize for Literature geordie Send a private message to geordie Feb 3 2013, 12:48pm
            The Nobel Prize has been awarded posthumously macfalk Send a private message to macfalk Feb 3 2013, 3:40pm
    Just a minor, supplementary point: The Nobel Prize Committee NZ Strider Send a private message to NZ Strider Feb 11 2013, 7:27am
    I heard that too sam90 Send a private message to sam90 Feb 27 2013, 5:31pm

 
 
 

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