A Question of History

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Sam and Pippin discuss a puzzling passage from the Red Book.

(Betas: annmarwalk, Dreamflower, and Linda Hoyland)

 

 

Chapter List

Ch# Title Words Com. Updated
1 A Question of History 1,125 0 18 Aug 12
2 Notes 539 1 31 Jul 10
Appx. Word Count 1,664 1  
 

 

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A Question of History

Azalais - 09 Feb 11 - 5:45 AM

General Comment

Middle-earth and the many voices in which JRRT tells its tales do rather lend themselves to debates about "the nature of history".  I don't think I've ever read that particular Letter, and if I did I skimmed over it, so I'd not ever put it together with what Frodo says in that chapter. So I enjoyed both the nature of the debate here, and the (very Tolkienish!) casting of it as a discussion between characters, all of whom were convincingly IC. Smile


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Story Information

Author: Marta

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 4th Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 02/08/11

Original Post: 07/31/10

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