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'Lord of the Rings' Prequel Takes Unexpected Journeyi
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Penelope Poulou
December 14, 2012 9:22 PM
Nine years after the cinematic conclusion of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, academy award winning director Peter Jackson returns with J.R.R. Tolkien’s prequel, 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. VOA's Penelope Poulou says the 1937 prequel novel has a lighter tone than Tolkien's 1954 trilogy because it represents a more innocent era.

'Lord of the Rings' Prequel Takes Unexpected Journey

Penelope Poulou

Published December 14, 2012

Nine years after the cinematic conclusion of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, academy award winning director Peter Jackson returns with J.R.R. Tolkien’s prequel, 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. VOA's Penelope Poulou says the 1937 prequel novel has a lighter tone than Tolkien's 1954 trilogy because it represents a more innocent era.


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