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'Are you hungry, Smeagol? We have very little to share, but we will spare you
what we can.' At the word hungry a greenish light was kindled in Gollum's pale
eyes, and they seemed to protrude further than ever from his thin sickly face.
'Spoil beautiful meat Smeagol saved for you, poor hungry Smeagol! What for?
What for, silly hobbit? They are young, they are tender, they are nice. Eat them,
eat them!' He clawed at the nearest rabbit, already skinned and lying by the fire.
The servant has a claim on the master for service, even service in fear. They
would have foundered in the Dead Marshes but for Gollum. Frodo knew, too,
somehow, quite clearly that Gandalf would not have wished it. 'Smeagol!' he said
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Amellia_Fiske - LibraryThing
The world-building that Tolkien achieves is something that I'm fascinated by and envious of. The books are incredibly dense and some passages feel biblical in the the long genealogies and descriptions ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - WolfORourc - LibraryThing
My absolute favorite story, but as an adult I have a hard time with the heavy use of passive voice and the simple verbs. Granted, Tolkien wrote the book for children, but I can only give 4 stars for the language and the slow passages. Read full review
The Departure of Boromir
The Riders of Rohan
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