The Hobbit

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‘The Hobbit’ First Edition Sold at Auction for Almost $214K


Better hang on to those signed first-editions and keep them in good shape: A signed and inscribed first edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel The Hobbit just sold for £137,000, or about $214,000, USD. According to The Guardian, Tolkien inscribed the book to one of his university students, and it is one of only a handful [...]

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Suvudu

George R.R. Martin Presents Texas A&M Library With Rare Edition of ‘The Hobbit’


Stop with the incredibly generosity, George R.R. Martin! You’re making the rest of us look bad!
In his latest act of largesse, Martin has presented Texas A&M University’s library with its five-millionth book: a very rare first edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel The Hobbit.
Martin presented library with the book during a special ceremony, at which he [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Poll: Would You Buy THE HOBBIT Trilogy Edited To One Movie?


The extended editions of the Lord of the Rings trilogy sold surprisingly well!

But would you buy a single, complete movie of the Hobbit trilogy if it was edited down? Discuss!

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SF & Fantasy

New Release Interview: Jude Fisher Joins FIVE ARMIES


hobbit-battlevisiualcompanionThe Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies is coming to theaters next month!

Here is an interview with Jude Fisher, author of the movie’s Visual Companion!

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SF & Fantasy

Tolkien Re-Read Part II: The Fellowship of the Ring (Chapter 2.3)


The second installment of the Tolkien Re-read is back! This week I continue my re-read of The Fellowship of the Ring with Book 2, Chapter 3: The Ring Goes South.

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Suvudu

Tolkien Fan’s Awesome Animated Short Explains Origin of Dragons


Screen Shot 2014-04-29 at 10.04.45 PMI’m particularly charmed with the paper-crafty look of this short film by grad student Kieran J. Duncan.

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SF & Fantasy

Tolkien Re-Read Part II: The Fellowship of the Ring (Chapter 2.2 cont’d)


Today in my re-read of The Fellowship of the Ring—the conclusion of Chapter 2.2 “The Council of Elrond,” in which Gandalf talks for mostly the whole time. Mostly.

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SF & Fantasy

Cage Match 2014: Round 2: Eowyn vs Beorn: Screen


It’s Tolkien vs Tolkien as Eowyn goes head-to-head with Beorn!

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SF & Fantasy

Cage Match 2014: Round 1: Beorn vs Yvaine: Page


In round one of Suvudu Cage Match 2014, Tolkien’s Beorn steps off the page to take on Neil Gaiman’s Yvaine.

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SF & Fantasy

Cage Match 2014: Round 1: Beorn vs Rick Deckard: Screen


How will a hard-boiled detective fare against a massive shapeshifter? Find out inside!

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