Toadpipe From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1068 times:
I am a fan of the books and I loved the movie. I read the 50th anniversary issue which came out in 1973, whereas the book was published in 1955, so I am not really sure where they got 50th anniversary from...? The inklings were some of the worlds smartest men ever. I enjoy all their books, very thought provoking, escpecially the ones on apologetics by C.S. Lewis. They were very influential in my early and present Christian walk. If you ever get the chance, even if you are atheist, pick up Mere Chrisitanity and Miracles, they might just make you change your mind. No blind faith here.
Klmfan From Austria, joined Jun 2001, 445 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1056 times:
I've been a LOTR fan since I was 4 years old. At that age my father started reading the books to me - I have a German edition published 1984 and an English edition published 1974 by Unwin.
I have read the books over and over again - my favorite characters are Aragorn and Frodo.
I've seen the movie on Dec. 19th - it was really fantastic. I'm going to watch it again on Jan. 2nd!
Ryanb741 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 3221 posts, RR: 15
Reply 6, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 1052 times:
Fantastic book, pretty good film
My dad has an original edition English copy which has been inscribed inside the front cover by JRR Tolkien. It is in near mint condition and he got it for £2 about 15 years ago. I wonder what it would make on ebay today? A lot more than £2 I reckon!!!
I used to think the brain is the most fascinating part of my body. But, hey, who is telling me that?
Jwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 18
Reply 11, posted (12 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1028 times:
I have 4 editions...
- illustrated hardcover aniversary edition
- paperback aniversary boxed set
- millennium edition (boxed hardcover version with audio CD).
- movie edition (boxed hardcover non-illustrated version).
Looking for more special editions all the time. Had to pass up some great ones because I could not afford them at the time
For the serious Fan, the Atlas of Middle Earth is indispensible.