Friends and Foes
I awoke in a bed alone. A candle in the corner of the room was halfway gone. I did not know where I was or how I ended up in this bed. 3,997 more words
One hundred years ago today, four young men convened in an English town, not having seen each other for some time. What makes this trivial event significant is that one of them was J R R Tolkien, and the four comprised what his first ‘fellowship’, the TCBS – a group with a profound impact on his youth and on his legendarium. 1,355 more words
A very cool post from Tolkienist John Garth for today's Feature Friday!
From the forthcoming The Art of the Lord of the Rings, which collects Tolkiens’s preparatory drawings for his epic. Via/more at Wired.