“On the first Monday of the month of April, 1625, the bourg of Meung, in which the author of the Romance of the Rose was born…”
“Wind howled through the night, carrying a scent that would change the world. A tall Shade lifted his head and sniffed the air. He looked…”
“The man you see here, tied up off the shore of tortuga, is called Raven. He is an infamous pirate. He can fight, he can sail, and he…”
“This is my favorite book in all the world, though I have never read it. How is such a thing possible? I’ll do my best to explain.”
“When Mr Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special…”
“The tale started, as many tales have started, in Wall. Immediately to the east of Wall is a high grey rock wall, from which the town…”
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“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet…”
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