Wednesday 11 July 2018

The book Tolkien wrote especially for Me! The Notion Club Papers, which I am currently re-re-re-etc-reading.

I have been reading it for several days, but only manage to get through a few pages a day because, there is so much to arrest attention and provoke meditation.

Not many people seem to agree with me; few seem to be at all interested by it, and nobody else (so far as I know) is obsessed by it in the way that I am ; but, in a sense, that only makes the fragmentary-book more special, more of a personal possession: a posthumous and secret gift.

1 comment:

John Fitzgerald said...

I've been thinking a lot about the NCP for some reason lately. I intend to read it later in the summer and write a response on Albion Awakening.