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praise for Tolkien,
This review is from: The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Illustrated by the Author (Hardcover)
I first read this book in 1967, I think and it set me up for a lifetime love of fantasy and especially J.R.R; Tolkien. I have reread it many times over the years, and just finished rereading it in preparation to seeing the new movie. I can hardly wait to see Gollum again! Tolkien set the standard for fantasy, and I find it hard to read anything else that lives up to his model.