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Personal Reflections on "Mr. Bliss" by J. R. R. Tolkien

A cousin (by marriage) of mine, a British physicist, said to me in the summer of 1983:

“I hear it said that Tolkien would have been a fine scholar if he hadn’t wasted all his time writing silly stories.” 704 more words

Artsy Stuff

One of the other Tolkien kid's books (no hobbits, but people do eat and drink a lot)

Who remembers Mr Bliss? Sure you do. His bike doesn’t have any pedals so he only uses it to go downhill, then he buys a car at the bottom. 192 more words

Reading

The Father Christmas Letters

J. R. R. Tolkien’s illustrated books are much less well known than his Middle-earth tales, but they are a special delight.

I treasure Mr. Bliss… 87 more words

Tolkien Tuesday

Book Review: Mr. Bliss by J.R.R. Tolkien

Title: Mr. Bliss
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Publisher: Harper Collins UK
ISBN: 978-0-00-743619-4
Genre: Children, Fantasy
Pages: 83
Source: Publisher
Rating: 5/5

J.R.R. Tolkien could have written a twenty-page story and we will still love that, no matter what. 335 more words

Books