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Too little did he or his master know of the craft of Shelob. She had many exits
from her lair. There agelong she had dwelt, an evil thing in spider-form, even
such as once of old had lived in the Land of the Elves in the West that is now
under the ...
Now splaying her legs she drove her huge bulk down on him again. Too soon.
For Sam still stood upon his feet, and dropping his own sword, with both hands
he held the elven- blade point upwards, fending off that ghastly roof; and so
No such terror out of heaven had ever burned in Shelob's face before. The
beams of it entered into her wounded head and scored it with unbearable pain,
and the dreadful infection of light spread from eye to eye. She fell back beating
the air ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - williemeikle - LibraryThing
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
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