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Old October 10 2013, 02:56 AM   #1544
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Re: THE HOBBIT (2012/2013): News, Rumors, Pics Till Release

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I think it kinda kills the pace of the original Tolkien book, as it changes a picaresque children's adventure novel in to a lesser version of Lord of the Rings.
Well, for what it's worth, I have the same problem with the novel. I didn't like reading The Hobbit because it was too much of a children's book.
I'm with you brother. I can rip through LOTR like nothing, not so with The Hobbit. I don't know if it is a mental block or what, because I do enjoy the 'story' of The Hobbit. However there is something about the way that it is written, I just can't get into it.
I have the same problem with Harry Potter. I never even finished the first novel because I found the writing to be too juvenile.
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