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Lord of the Rings

Bilbo Baggins

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Legacy by Anglachel

Shire society brought to life: prejudice, intrafamilial politics and all. This thoughtful story is one of the very few to treat hobbits as the complex and not entirely benign adults that Tolkien wrote. If you enjoyed 'Legacy', the author has completed a novel-length sequel, On Merry Yule

[Added 18/10/2002; Drama; >50,000; Lord of the Rings; Characters: Bilbo Baggins, Frodo Baggins, Meriadoc Brandybuck, Minor; Adult]

Lost in the Translation by Tyellas

Ever thought there was something missing from Tolkien's account of Middle-earth? Tyellas explains why in this humorous vignette

[Added 18/10/2002; Humour; <1000; Lord of the Rings; Characters: Bilbo Baggins, Frodo Baggins]