Bored of the Rings

No doubt required reading for nerds of a certain age, on the surface the jokes are juvenile, but the text is laced with love for the finer details; a lesser spoof would have neglected things like Tolkien’s appendices or the ‘Concerning Hobbits’ prologue. This book rewards an appreciation of Tolkien’s style, his world-building, his excesses.Continue reading “Bored of the Rings”