Runes and the English letter values assigned to them by Tolkien, used in several of his original illustrations and designs for The Hobbit. << My friend taught me this alphabet a bit. I was fun to write to each other!
Frodo would have been screwed without Sam.but more importantly, I think Sam is the real hero of the story. Frodo had to carry the ring, but Sam carried Frodo.<--Samwise IS the real hero of the story according to Tolkien.
Tolkien on escapism in LOTR. This is the most amazing quote and my new mantra!← THIS MAN IS MY LITERARY HERO. His actual writing style may be too dense for my taste but everything else about him blows me away