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Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Aug 27 01:45:48 BST 2019



> On Aug 26, 2019, at 6:23 PM, Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:
> 
> And Mordor was such a bleak, barren totalitarian nightmare! Some authors' lands of the bad guys are rich in colorful detail and interesting things (The Protectorate - if you're of the nobility) but Mordor? Stalin's city dump? Middle Earth's major ecological disaster? Ugh. Shudders.
> 
> And then OFA dismisses the hobbits, in commentary, as  "Regency yokels." Uh, duh, the Bagginses were country squires, folks. But yes, The Shire was very, very English.


The Shire was the only thing that was described in a favorable way.   Where were the farms for the rest of the world?


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