Helen (heleninwales) wrote,
Helen
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First book cover

Over on Facebook there's a meme thing about posting covers of your 7 favourite books. I was tagged to do it, so I thought I'd do it here too.

You're supposed to tag someone else to do the challenge, but I'm not going to do that, either here on on Facebook. I'm also going to break the "rules" and say a little about why I've chosen each book.

Firstly, there are more from my youth than recent reads. I feel it's harder to fall in love with a book or series as a mature adult. When you're young, everything is new and fresh, even if it's not really.

Anyway, cover 1: "The Lord of the Rings". I first read "The Hobbit" at the age of around 9 or 10 when it was serialised in my comic "Princess". That would have been around 1961. It's difficult to believe now, but whilst I knew there was a sequel and that it was something about a ring, I didn't find LoTR until some 4 or 5 years later, when it started to become popular in the US. I saw an article in a magazine, realised it was the sequel to the story I'd loved as a child and rushed to the library to find it. It's a book I've re-read many times since.

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