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Midgard og Narnia ble skapt med en sang

Visste du at både Tolkiens Midgard (Middle-earth) og Lewis’ Narnia ble begge skapt med en sang? Vi ser på Tolkiens univers først: I Ainulindalë (ainuenes kvad) i boken Simlarillion presenteres Ilúvatar (Eru), som er den skapende guden. Fra ingenting skaper han ainuene, en slags åndevesener som minner om den jødisk/kristne tradisjonens engler, hvorav noen senere […]

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The Mary Frances books on Gutenberg

You may know these books, but if not, please read the introductions below and then scroll to the bottom to find a link into Gutenberg Books where you can download these books for free as a ebooks or plain text. There are five of them and each has plenty of nice pictures too. Here we […]

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Hidden haiku poems in The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

Did you know? Did you know that old free books from the Gutenberg archive could contain hidden haiku poems? Well, some do. For example, there are hidden haikus in the following books: Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll War and […]