Reviews For Gollum's Precious
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Reviewer: Narya Signed [Report This]
Date: 25/02/09 - 06:59 pm Title: Chapter 1

He thought they might be called flowers, but he couldn’t be sure.

This line is truly poignant - my personal high point of a very well-written story. Your grip on Gollum/Smeagol's character is excellent and you've clearly thought carefully about the structure of the piece - you haven't wasted a word. I think the way you chose to end it was perfect, too; the last line offers closure for the reader, because we know what comes after, but also a hint of sadness, because we know the agony this incident caused Gollum.

You are absolutely right that Gollum is a difficult character to write about - I've had several goes myself and got nowhere. Nevertheless, he's one of my favourite characters in the book, and I'm always interested to see what other authors make of him. I liked your interpretation very much.

As for your wanting to be an author - I think you've got the talent there. Just keep practising.

Author's Response: le hannon, Narya! All I can really say is thank you. I am so glad you liked the story. I really did give it a lot of thought, even though its just a short piece, and I'm glad to know that you enjoyed it. Thanks for your encouraging words! ~Hennie Elsilim

Reviewer: Gemini_Elf Signed [Report This]
Date: 21/09/07 - 04:39 pm Title: Chapter 1

Wow! Normally I never read fics to do with Gollum but this one was really amazing!

Author's Response: Thanks! Gollum really is such a hard charecter to write about! I dont know how Tolkien did it so well... Anyway, glad you liked it!

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