Ruffiana wrote on Jun 1, 2010, 13:08:
Just because you don't like it does not mean it's garbage.
Yes, it's crap. It's the pop music version of Tolkien, dumbed down for the ADD crowd. A pale shadow of the canon that it was derived from.
While I do view it as a positive thing if it encourages children to read, it is painful to personally experience as a simplistic and warped vision of all the good fantasy literature that has come before it.
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