Top Ten Quotes From Tolkien’s ‘The Two Towers’

Top Ten Quotes From Tolkien’s ‘The Two Towers’

Sixty-six years ago today, J.R.R. Tolkien’s second installment of his The Lord of the Rings epic fantasy series, The Two Towers, was published. And, not only do the events of this novel spur such passion and intrigue; the characters words are just as powerful as their actions. To celebrate the anniversary of its publication, we’ve prepared for you a list of the top ten quotes from The Two Towers.

Ranking LotR Covers From Best to Worst

Ranking LotR Covers From Best to Worst

You have the hottest takes on the Hobbit covers, and now you have them for the Lord of the Rings as well! Chinese – Fake! :'( Image via Good eReader I usually only put ACTUAL covers, but this one snuck up on me. Maybe just because I wanted to believe. It’s simple, elegant, and look at the figures. I don’t care if it’s real, it’s pretty, and I need it. Literally just take my money. Too good to be true. 11/10   Pencil Image via Reddit There’s a lot to like here, and not just because I grew up with …

Ranking “The Hobbit” Covers From Best to Worst

Ranking “The Hobbit” Covers From Best to Worst

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Alright, so you can’t buy the one above, or it’s super expensive or something, but this isn’t a practical article. This is like those emoji rankings, but with The Hobbit covers, because one of the movies came out on this day, but we’re certainly not gonna talk about that. Oldschool IMAGE VIA ALAMY Okay, this is the edition I have at home, so I might be biased. Or I just have NO control in museum gift shops. Definitely the second one. But it’s good! Simple, classic, has elvish, plus, I can tell you the dust jacket is a nice soft …

Our Favorite Tolkien & Lewis Apocrypha

Our Favorite Tolkien & Lewis Apocrypha

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Tolkien and Lewis were both in residence at Oxford for many years, studying and teaching both. They were also close friends, even though they disagreed on almost everything. Sure, they had a shared interest in language, and in what we now call fantasy, but they disagreed on religion, and on the tones of their books. There are also a lot of stories about their friendship, few confirmed, but all amazing. Here are our favorites!   1. The Lamppost   Image via Dissolve   There’s a story that says Lewis specifically put the lamppost in Narnia because Tolkien said a good …