Tuesday, May 10, 2011

A Fictional Story about One of Our Favorite Storytellers

Coming to a bookshelf near you—a novelization/criticism of J. R. R. Tolkien titled MIRKWOOD, sort-of approved by the estate. In other words, all parties have agreed to drop their lawsuits over the use of Tolkien's name as a violation of the estate's publicity rights. The lives of historical figures are fictionalized all the time, I suppose, but I'll say it right now: I hope my life never is.

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