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Reading LotR Aloud: Book II Chapter 10, The Breaking of the Fellowship; excerpt

Reading LotR Aloud: Book II Chapter 10, The Breaking of the Fellowship; excerpt for the read_lotr_aloud community.

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As always, many thanks to lbilover for the transcription and putting all this together. The readings for the entire chapter are here.

Happy Gondorian New Year and Tolkien Reading Day everyone! (-:
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Tolkien Reading Day: Second Epilogue excerpt

The voice post below is an excerpt from Tolkien's unpublished second Epilogue in The History of the Lord of The Rings, in the HoME in which Sam and his daughter Elanor converse. More than first viewing the film of FotR, reading this passage for the first time completely renewed the love I had for Tolkien's writings when I was a teen. In keeping with the theme of this year's Tolkien Reading Day, there are a couple of mentions of trees in the passage.


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Reading LotR Aloud: Book 2, Chapter 5: The Bridge of Khazad-dum; excerpt

Reading LotR Aloud: Book 2, Chapter 5: The Bridge of Khazad-dum; excerpt for read_lotr_aloud.

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They peered out. Before them was another cavernous hall. It was loftier and far longer than the one in which they had slept. They were near its eastern end; westward it ran away into darkness. Down the centre stalked a double line of towering pillars. They were carved like boles of mighty trees whose boughs upheld the roof with a branching tracery of stone. Their stems were smooth and black, but a red glow was darkly mirrored in their sides. Right across the floor, close to the feet of two huge pillars a great fissure had opened.


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