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Narrative Layers in Tolkien

“We are raised to honor all the wrong explorers and discoverers – thieves planting flags, murderers carrying crosses. Let us at last praise the colonizers of dreams.” Peter S. Beagle, The Tolkien Reader From the dustjacket and foreword of Tolkien’s The Book of Lost Tales, vol. 1: “A story must be told or there’ll be no story, yet it is… (more…)