The Hobbit (book) – Guest Review

THE HOBBIT   J.R.R. TOLKIEN   * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * * * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * * * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * * One of our regular book clubbers has very kindly agreed to put (virtual) pen to (virtual) page and write us a superb … Continue reading The Hobbit (book) – Guest Review


Leeds Libraries is hosting a Tolkien event!

A talk will be held at Leeds Libraries to celebrate J.R.R. Tolkien's life and work in Leeds.    Venue: Central Library Date:  14th of December 2012 Time:  12:30pm - 2:30pm   For details, call (0113) 247 6016   Please note: This is a ticketed event - £4.00 (£3.00 concessions) 

J.R.R. Tolkien – Blue Plaque in Leeds

Did you know that J.R.R. Tolkien lived in Leeds for 5 years?   From 1920-1925; Tolkien held his first academic position at the University of Leeds. It was during this period that he co-released Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - for many the definitive academic piece on this topic.    Though his time at … Continue reading J.R.R. Tolkien – Blue Plaque in Leeds

The Hobbit Trailer

Words can't do justice to how excited I am about seeing this film! Though a huge fan of the Lord Of The Rings books; I wasn't upset by the liabilities taken during the making of that epic trilogy. This trailer looks great; the music transports me back to middle earth and it's great to see … Continue reading The Hobbit Trailer