Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Atlantis and Tolkien

I wouldn't normally link to anything from James Delingpole, but I quite liked this in his Spectator review of Atlantis (a new programme on the BBC):

"at no point when writing Lord of the Rings, you suspect, did Tolkien ask himself: 'How can I take the very best of what I know about Old Norse and Old English literature — and then fashion a turd thereof?"

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