Ex Libris Kirkland

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Translator Yisroel Markov
First Written 1999
Genre Fiction
Origin Russia
Publisher Self-published
My Copy bootleg kindle!
First Read July 31, 2012

The Last Ringbearer

It's a sequel to the Lord of the Rings written from Mordor's perspective. It is dumb.

Assuming that LOTR is a sanitized 'history written by winners', this book imagines that Mordor was not an aggressor, Orcs aren't monsters but actually reasonable guys who just dig technology and science, Gandalf is a warmongering jerkface, and Aragorn is an a-hole. It's a great premise, but wasted on a boring novel about political intrigue.

Noted on August 20, 2012

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