Ahmad Qassab Bashi

Should I read the Hobbit first or The Children of Hurin?

Eduardo Jimenez If you are new to Tolkien's mythology read the Hobbit first, is a nice door into this world. If you like it but you want more mature content then you can go for The Children of Hurin and other works by Tolkien :)
Timothy Morrison how about the Simirilion?
Mark Caudill Hobbits and dorfs and dragons oh my
Evil Overlord It depends whether you'd rather spend your afternoon chuckling at bumbling dwarf antics or bawling your eyes out at the cruelness of fate.

Lord of the Rings fans who read The Children of Hurin tend to get their Bilbo-themed handkerchiefs really, really wet.
Stephen Fichter Hobbit all the way!
Emilio Me i think it is pretty obviously that yo are going to read them both :-) in my opinion, The Hobbit it's a great start!
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