Originally Posted by adamt
any one read the lotr books, or tolkeins other works? are you supposed to read hobbit first?
Those are among my all-time favorite books, Adam. I totally agree with RNC, start with The Hobbit and if they enjoy it (they will!!!) you can go on with the trilogy. They are wonderful, timeless books. I've read them many times over.
I have The Silmarillion but could never get into it.