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Tolkien's oldest story to hit stores

For fans of J R R Tolkien (1892-1973), April will be the nicest month.It sees the worldwide release in eight languages, on April 17, of The Children of Hurin, a previously unpublished tale that was......

The Lord of the Rings rooted in racism: Academic

An American academic, who teaches at the Warwick University in the United Kingdom, has described J R R Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy as an 'epic rooted in racism'.Dr Stephen Shapiro, an......

NRI boy wins BBC's Junior Mastermind

A 10-year-old Indian boy has emerged as the youngest champion in the history of a BBC quiz show, Junior Mastermind.David Verghese, who made it to the BBC1 show finals sailing through the heats, had......

Sahara makes $2-billion bid for MGM

Sahara India Pariwar has made a $2-billion bid to buy the debt of struggling Hollywood studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Inc. Agency reports said the new offer came a day after MGM said it had got......

Get high on multimedia games this summer

Not interested in catching the latest Bollywood release or Oscar nominated movie screening at a multiplex this summer? How about racing cars? Warming up to the FIFA 2006 frenzy? Getting transported......

Top-earning dead celebrities

They're famous across the globe. Their work is treasured by millions. And they're rolling in cash--they just can't spend any of it. The 13 members of our annual Top-Earning Dead Celebrities list......

LOTR heirs demand share of profits

Here's a classic case of being left out in the cold.The heirs of J R R Tolkien, the creator of The Lords Of The Rings are demanding their share of the profits made from the series' success......

Rahman's Lord of the Rings opens!

The world's biggest musical is now open.The epic musical adaptation of J R R Tolkien's Lord Of The Rings saga opened in Canada on Thursday night, and this is one really massive production. Costing......

Big Fish outsmarts the King

After reigning for three weeks, the third instalment in the J R R Tolkien saga seems to have been finally swallowed by Big Fish, a quirky film about a dying man with fabulous imagination and his......

Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is brilliant

According to Sukanya Verma, The Hobbit series continues to exhilarate and astound with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.With over a decade spent immersed in Middle Earth......

Review: Potter gets real in Half-Blood Prince

I've said it before, and I say it again: The core of the Harry Potter books is closer to P G Wodehouse's school stories than to J R R Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. The real magic of J K Rowling's......

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Kalpana Roy
Q. lord of the rings trilogy ur fav character gandalf frodo or aragorn
Kalpana Roy:  A.  more

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raju
Q. march 25 is Tolkien Reading Day. Why did the tolkien society choose this date ?
Raju:  A. The most literal way to explain this is to realize that there had not been a true King in Gondor since the death of Isildur. ', Therefore when it...... more

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Sulekha Khuntdar
Q. FFF-Who is the author of The Grapes Of Wrath?a) Ernest Hemingway b) J.R.R. Tolkienc) Umberto Eco d) John Steinbeck
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. The society chose an important date from the book for the reading day. March twenty fifth is the Downfall of Sauron.In recent years The Tolkien...... more

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Dimple
Q. What is common between the novels, `Lord of the Rings' and `The Hobbitis'?
Dimple:  A. john Steinbeck more

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raju
Q. what was the first of JRR Tolkien's novels to be published after his death ?
Raju:  A. These have been written by JRR Tolkien more

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What India (says it) is reading

There 'sarash of skepticism in cyberspace these days. A peculiar side effect of the latest viral trend on the Internet -the Ten Books List.And... ...

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'Harry Potter' tops list of books that stayed with people in viral status update meme, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' comes in second, Facebook data shows

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A brief history of smart misspellings & invented tongues

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