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An insightful analysis of a great book,
This review is from: The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind The "Lord of the Rings" (Paperback)
What is special about the Lord of the Rings is that you want to read it again and again. It is a great prose, of course, but there are other reasons for getting enchanted with that masterpiece.
One can try to identify important philosophical issues which the book addresses, but it takes a brilliant intellectual to venture a profound analysis of the book's attraction. Peter Kreeft is just the kind of an author who can do that successfully. Reading his books is an intellectual pleasure and this one no exceptions. If this is your first book of Peter Kreeft, I hope it will prompt you to get acquainted with his other works too. (Not all of them are in print. An exellent series of lectures on the history of moral thought is available only as a download on [...] or [...]