Ars longa, vita brevis? Not for the Elves.
Tag: The Lord of the Rings
In the original Old Norse, the Dvergatal contains rather more than sixty names, mostly strung together as a simple rhythmic list.
“Tolkien was almost excessively ‘tough-minded’: (…) all drove him to work out from single words, or cruxes, or kernels, or nuggets.”
“By 1918 all but one of my close friends were dead.”
The very thing(s) you claim to possess might very well be possessing you instead.