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A Christmas Note from Tolkien

Imagine getting the above Christmas note from J.R.R. Tolkien… If you had received that note as a gift from him, how would it rank as one of the most thoughtful or memorable gifts you’ve ever received? Let us know! Here’s the transcription of Tolkien’s Christmas greeting:DEAR HUGH THIS IS JUST TO WISH YOU A HAPPY…

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Tolkien Quotes

Tolkien Quotes

All Eucatastrophe subscribers receive access to all our quote images! Inspiring quotes from the Professor are sure to brighten your day and motivate you!

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Monday Motivation

I am not uproariously excited about going back to work most Mondays, and I know I am not alone. We might take heart today by pondering one rather quirky word, unique to J.R.R. Tolkien. Working with Words Before we consider this motivating word, it is important to grasp an oft-overlooked fact. The maker of hobbits,…

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BEWARE the Most Dreadful Danger of Tolkien Dragons!

October 2018 Bundle BEWARE the Most Dreadful Danger of Tolkien Dragons! By John Elton Pletcher   Humans display a historic fascination with dragons. Something fiery and wonderful captivates us about those ferocious creatures. Dr. Ernest Drake’s Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons supplies a facsimile of a very old volume. Perhaps fictitious—but maybe real, it…

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Seer: A Tribute to the Vision of J.R.R. Tolkien

September 2018 Bundle Seer: A Tribute to the Vision of J.R.R. Tolkien   by Joseph Pearce It might be stretching things a little to describe the author of The Lord of the Rings as a wizard. He is, however, a Seer. He sees. He sees with the eyes of Tiresias, beyond the eyes of the flesh to…

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Return of the King’s Cake

Septembergust 2018 BUndle Return of the King’s Cake by Emily Wert @QueenNellie1 Ingredients: 1 (16-ounce) container sour cream 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter 1 teaspoon salt 2 (1/4-ounce) envelopes active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water (100° to 110°) 1 tablespoon sugar 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 6 to 6 1/2 cups flour 2…

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Life, Death & Back Again

September 2018 Bundle Life, Death & Back Again By John Elton Pletcher and Dan Cruver In Harper’s BAZAAR, Demi Moore revealed her deepest fears while conversing with her longtime friend Amanda De Cadenet. Demi: “All right, so what scares you?” Amanda: “Infidelity scares me . . . it scares me that it’s going to happen…

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Glory and Majesty

Glory and Majesty by Zan Campbell “Aragorn threw back his cloak. The elven-sheath glittered as he grasped it, and the bright blade of Andúril shone like a sudden flame as he swept it out. ‘Elendil!’ he cried. ‘I am Aragorn son of Arathorn and am called Elessar, the Elfstone, Dúnadan, the heir of Isildur Elendil’s…

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The Best of Tolkien

August 2018 BUndle The Best of Tolkien by Joseph Pearce Originally published January 2017 For some time I’ve had the intention of drawing up a list of what I consider to be the best books on J.R.R. Tolkien. It is, therefore, not a list of the best books by him but the best books about…

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Tolkien Time Travel – Encounter Silmarillion Wonder

August 2018 Bundle Tolkien Time Travel Encounter Silmarillion Wonder   by John Pletcher Ever dreamed of being able to time travel? Perhaps you think such a phenomenon is impossible. I have good news! J.R.R. Tolkien would love to help fulfill your dream. Amidst readers’ fantastic enthusiasm for Tolkien’s writing, there is an oh-so-sad tragedy. And…

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