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“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.”

I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it’s very difficult to find anyone.’
I should think so — in these parts! 208 more words

Tolkien

Inklings and gimlets

I have a fascination with words, odd words, funny little words, words which seem to mean something but don’t and whose origin seems apparent but isn’t. 642 more words

Words

Commonplace Book, 17

What is a commonplace book? For me, this is a space where I post interesting links, reflections on what I’m reading, and the newest recipes I’ve been trying out — a collection of miscellaneous micro-posts. 504 more words

Books

Book Review: The Fellowship: the Literary Lives of the Inklings

Authors: Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski

Year of First Publication: 2015

Year of Publication for This Edition: 2016

Number of Pages: 644

Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux… 1,181 more words

C. S. Lewis

How To Read The Classics

There are a handful of books about reading books, such as Mortimer Adler’s How To Read A Book, Harold Bloom’s How To Read And Why, and probably my favorite in the genre The Pleasures of Reading in An Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs, that have really helped readers become better readers. 388 more words

Classical Education

The Wolf in the Attic

1920s Oxford: home to C S Lewis, J R R Tolkien and, in Paul Kearney’s novel The Wolf in the Attic, Anna Francis, a young Greek girl looking to escape the grim reality of her new life. 1,179 more words

History

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Here, There Be Dragons by James A. Owen

Growing up, I always looked up to the Inklings. C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Lloyd Alexander (yes, he’s an Inkling…don’t overlook him, he rocks). These were all authors that inspired me and made me decide that I wanted to be a writer. 947 more words