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*nevquesseiel* 07-21-2002 07:35 AM

ne body who read roverandom....
what did u think of roverandom??

Melephelwen 07-21-2002 08:35 AM

It's been a while since I read it, but I think it's a cute little story. I wanted to write more, but all I can come up with, is 'a cute little story' [img]smilies/rolleyes.gif[/img] In the beginning I feel so sorry for Roverandom, but I'm glad he gets a home at last. (Oops, now I probably ruined it for a lot of Roverandom-readers out there... *Mele hides in her corner trying not to show her shame*) [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]

Morquesse 07-22-2002 11:12 AM

I also think it was a cute story, and very imaginetive. I thought the part on the Moon was pretty interesting, too. When I first read it, we were drying Lemon Thyme in the oven, so when ever I smell the thyme, I think of the book! [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]

Arwen Imladris 07-22-2002 12:26 PM

I think that it was a good book, after all, it was written by Tolkien! [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img] It had the depth that LOTR had, or so I thought. He could have written histories of the wizard people there, and of the moon place and the sea place. It could have been as big as ME.

The only thing that I didn't like about it was that it was, really, a childrens book. Sorry, but I am not a child nemore. But then, the hobbit was also a childrens book so I can't really complain.

Good book it was!

The Silver-shod Muse 07-22-2002 02:15 PM

I considered buying it, but decided I didn't want to spend the money on a little children's book like that. Was this a bad decision?

mark12_30 07-22-2002 02:18 PM

Silver-Shod muse:

Run back out and buy it.


Key point: Tolkien's son Michael was 4 yrs old when he lost his little toy dog. Tolkien wrote Roverandom to cheer the lad up.


Anorien 07-22-2002 02:22 PM

Is that something else by Tolkien? I've never heard of it, but if it's not a ME thing, let's leave it alone! What was the question title? I couldn't read, welcome to the barrow downs ye newly deceased newbie!

Tarthang 07-22-2002 04:04 PM

I just read Roverandom this last weekend. I was hoping to find Morgoth's Ring, but Roverandom was the only Tolkien book there which I didn't already own. For a childrens story I didn't think it was all that bad, but for 13 bucks it's not worth the money unless you're serious into collecting any and all things written by JRRT.

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