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The Lord of the Rings was a twofold prophecy


It is easy to see when you read Tolkien how the political arena of his time entered the story, along with his personal views and history, combined with his knowledge of myths and folklore. Lord of the Rings is truly fascinating as a fantasy novel, but it also has a ring of truth. This is true of most fantasies. Furthermore, most fantasies have hidden magic, for example, … Continue reading