Re: Do you think LotR holds up?
Mr Light wrote:
The original final book* climaxes with Chapter 3 and then goes on for another SIX chapters! At least he cut the Scouring of the Shire!
I was wondering when someone would bring that up.
I remember reading the book, thinking: "OK Mr. Tolkien, you've finished your tale, can I go home now?"
"Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines."
― Bertrand Russell