J.R.R. Tolkien

There and Back Again: Tolkien’s letter to his son

There and Back Again: Tolkien’s letter to his son

Just a few weekends ago, I completed my second Lord of the Rings marathon, marking the bagillionth time I’ve seen each movie. I would find it unusual for those who have also seen the movies (or read the books) multiple times to ever find them “old” or “boring”. The credit for my and many others’ continued infatuation goes to the author and literary mastermind, J.R.R. Tolkien, who portrays a world pit between the forces of good and evil in creative detail...