Originally Posted by Dol_Amroth_Knight
I think this is one of the things I love about his books. LOTR just feels so epic, like it really happened. One of my favorite parts is his telling of the history of Shelob. He told it like she really existed, had an actual history for her.
Many other writers would have just had "a huge big spider" waiting for Frodo.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, totally worn out & proclaiming "WOW, what a ride!"
Continuing the never ending battle to keep Lobelia Sackville-Baggins in check