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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 03:10 PM

4. I've loved this recording for years.

His excerpt from The Hobbit is extraordinary. And the spoken voice can convey things the written word cannot. For example, even though I had read the passage a hundred times about Gollum's life, year upon endless year without the sun, without friendly company, without any way to tell time, it didn't really hit me until I heard Tolkien read it.

Then the horror of such a life struck me, and something in me died a little. That's when I truly started to pity Gollum.

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