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'I don't know,' answered Frodo. 'I fear those Black Riders, and I am sure it is
unsafe to stay in one place long, especially in a place to which it is known I was
going. Also Gildor advised me not to wait. But I should very much like to see
'Oh yes, you do,' answered Strider; 'but we had better wait until the uproar has
died down. Then, if you please, Mr. Baggins, I should like a quiet word with you.' '
What about?' asked Frodo, ignoring the sudden use of his proper name.
'I am called Strider,' he answered: 'and though he may have forgotten it, your
friend promised to have a quiet talk with me.' 'You said I might hear something to
my advantage, I believe,' said Frodo. 'What have you to say?' 'Several things ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - WolfORourc - www.librarything.com
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
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This book changed my life. Before it I was a spotty 14 year old hooked on my science studies. Then I read LOTR, and, at the same time, discovered women existed and.....but thats enough of that. You ... Read full review
Prologue Concerning Hobbits and other matters
A Longexpected Party
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