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The Lord of the Rings (Amazon Prime TV Series)

Discussion in 'TV Shows' started by joshEH, Nov 4, 2017.

  1. Philip Verdieck

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    Philip Verdieck
    I agree with most of your list (that I have read), except the above.

    Heck no. I would watch it before I pulled my eyes out, but not by much. That is literally one of the least interesting fantasy series you could produce and expect people to like. The first 2 books, or maybe even the first trilogy were a horrific slog of petulant whining and bellyaching by the protagonist about how can he not be a leper anymore and he refuses to use his abilities. Its a test on the reader's level of masochism.

    The other series I found to be an utter drag was Gene Wolfe's Claw of the Concilator series.

    If you want to use a good LOTR clone series, I did enjoy Eddings writing in The Belgariad.
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