The Tolkien Usenet Groups' Web-site project.

T Tolkien newsgroups, (AFT) and rec.arts.books.tolkien (RABT), are proud to present to you this web-site, devoted to these self-same groups.

If you are new to usenet, it is a protocol for text-based, threaded discussions supported around the world. See for instance (we are also ever so slightly surprised that you found your way here, but you are heartily welcome Welcoming smile).
Should you be new to these newsgroups, they are devoted to the books of J.R.R. Tolkien and related topics. We recommend looking through the FAQ which is posted regularly or can be found at

Page last updated 2007-04-06 (Troels Forchhammer)


The Chapter of the Week Project Schedule

The on-going schedule for the Tolkien Newsgroups' regular chapter discussions. Currently the discussions focus on Tales from the Perilous Realm.

The Chapter of the Week Project: The First Series

The first series of Chapter of the Week discussions covering The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion.

Relevant Links

Links related to the Tolkien newsgroups, either by being about Tolkien, or about the newsgroups and their members.


A collection of hyperlinks to reviews of Tolkien books.

Fate and Free Will in Tolkien's Middle-earth

An essay by Troels Forchhammer

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