Mark-Edmond is nearly complete with The Hobbit! This time, Bilbo comes upon Smaug and the Arkenstone...
What happens when Vlheid tries his hand at being serious.
An Original poem by Obadiah
Continue with Mark-Edmond on his first journey through Tolkien's works...
Join Mark-Edmond as he continues his journey through Tolkien's works of Middle-earth. This time Bilbo comes upon "Flies and Spiders"...
Two young hobbits, alone below the stars, embark upon a journey thats leads them to their very hearts.
Middle-earth's Unseen Sorrow
Mark-Edmond finds Bilbo rescued by The Lord of the Eagles, and lodging in the house of Beorn.
A tale of boredom and invention.
Bilbo the fat but brave adventurer... and a pretty darned lucky one too!
Continue on with Mark-Edmond as he finds new footing on Tolkien's literary foundation... The Hobbit is definitely not like The Silmarillion!
"My general premise is that adapting a book to a film quite often fails, precisely because of the way in which the themes of the original work are handled during the adaptation..."
At last! Mark-Edmond posts his first review of The Hobbit after spending many months on The Silmarillion. Find out his initial thoughts of The Hobbit and it's drastic differences from The Silmarillion.
It's been a couple of months since I finished the Silmarillion and the Akallabeth. And you know what...?
My take on Tolkien is that he's proven himself as an exceptional writer of epic tragedy in the Silmarillion, but not fantasy.