I have seen several news stories along the lines of “books to read before seeing Tolkien” around the internet recently. While I applaud news outlets for encouraging reading tied to movies, several of these posts, though certainly not all, recommend reading Tolkien’s fantasy works instead of reading works about Tolkien. In my experience, biographical material […]
As a follow-up to this post n case you plan on watching the movie: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/03/09/this-new-trailer-for-tolkien-looks-to-show-the-inspiration-behind-his-stories-critical-hit.
I haven’t read most of the books in Luke’s list, but from what he wrote, he gave good points on the books he had read, and invited feedback from people who had read the books he hadn’t read.