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Old 04-21-2021, 05:01 PM   #2
Inziladun
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Well! I have to confess it was only around five years ago that I read this story for the first time. I got it with a paperback also containing Smith of Wooten Major.

I like immediately the tone set by Tolkien. He lets the reader know that the story was
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derived not from sober annals, but from the popular lays to which its author frequently refers.
We have the scene set in England, but in a time that cannot be precisely set, much like Middle-earth (but much less removed).

Overall, it reminds me quite a bit of The Hobbit.
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