75 reasons why you should read “The Hobbit” before watching the films


A Tolkien fan for twenty-five years (and more to come...) Founding chairman of the German Tolkien Society, Co-Founder of Ring*Con, Co-Founder of the ITF, host, presenter and fantasy expert

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  • Bywater Bob

    This is a wonderful idea. I eagerly await the posts.

    • Dear Bywater Bob,

      many fellow Tolkienists have been talking about this for quite some time and I suggested we should do a small project out of it. If we can get people to read the book/s then I am more than happy!

  • I really love this idea and all of the articles so far. Good work!

    I notice that as of today (September 30th), David Bratman’s article from September 28th has not yet been listed under “The articles so far” – as someone wishing to direct others to this series of posts, it is of great value for me if such an internal directory is kept updated.