This is one in a series of posts where the content is provided by a guest who has graciously answered five questions about their experience as a Tolkien fan.
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I want to thank Donato Giancola for allowing me to use his artwork for this project. Prints are available on his website!
Now, on to Rhiuial’s responses:
How were you introduced to Tolkien’s work?
Picked up Unfinished Tales in a bookshop aged 18 and got thoroughly hooked!
What is your favorite part of Tolkien’s work?
The Silmarillion, but especially: Of The Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Aernoediad.
What is your fondest experience of Tolkien’s work?
Too many !
Has the way you approach Tolkien’s work changed over time?
Yes. I now much prefer reading the books chronologically.
Would you ever recommend Tolkien’s work? Why/Why not?
I have done frequently, why not?? A great way of developing imagination/escapism