Ar 10:56 -0700 1999-10-21, scríobh Rick McGowan:
>> (I would argue that the LOTR is one of the best books written in the
>> English language in the 20th century.)
>It might be second only to Finnegan's Wake.
_That_ book isn't even written in English. Not in comprehensible English
anyway. I'm pretty darn polyglot, and I even read the first ten pages of
the book out loud, before flinging it across the room with the cry "There
are no words in this book!"
Doesn't hold a candle to Tolkien, either in quality, depth, popularity, or
(Of course it's all a matter of taste.)
But Tolkien created neato alphabets which are candidates for encoding in
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