Unfinished Tales – Part One: The First Age – II. Narn i Hîn Húrin – The Tale of the Children of Húrin – The Childhood of Túrin

A large part of Unfinished Tales is dedicated to the Narn i Hîn Húrin, or The Tale of the Children of Húrin.  In fact, it says in The Silmarillion, "Thus was the fate of Túrin woven, which is fulltold in that lay that is called Narn i Hîn Húrin, or The Tale of the Children of Húrin, and … Continue reading Unfinished Tales – Part One: The First Age – II. Narn i Hîn Húrin – The Tale of the Children of Húrin – The Childhood of Túrin

Unfinished Tales – Part One: The First Age – I. Of Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin

Silmarillion Blues: The Tolkien Quest returns!  For those coming in late, this project started back in August of 2015 with The Hobbit, continued through The Lord of the Rings and "Bilbo's Last Song," and finally with The Silmarillion.  That is, we've made it through the canonical writings so far.  For the most part, with few … Continue reading Unfinished Tales – Part One: The First Age – I. Of Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin

Brief Cases: More Stories from the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher

Ordinarily, I'd offer a complete breakdown of each of the stories in a short story anthology series.  I'm not going to do that here, for two reasons.  The first is because I'm woefully behind on reviewing the entirety of The Dresden Files series.  I didn't have a blog when this series began, and I've not … Continue reading Brief Cases: More Stories from the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher