Well, it was an inevitability with me here(that this topic should be made). I have seen here: Questions about LOTR, which died, and Harry Potter versus the LotR. I am surprised that there is a place to compare it, and harass it(forgive me, to strong a word perchance), and not a place to properly discuss it. So here I'd like to hear your reviews solely on either: The Hobbit/The Lord of the Rings/Any other written works by Tolkien/His Mythology in general/his posthumously published work. Let's keep movie talk to a minimum, but if it should arise that you have no prior 'experience' with any of Tolkiens work either pre-/post-morte, then you may talk about what knowledge you have of the movies.
Personally, I hear the same thing all the time, when it comes to negative feedback of The Lord of the Rings in particular. That is either: boring, and all it's manifestations(which is unjustified) and 'it's too detailed/too much description'-that is the single most blatant statement, that I hear the most, and which annoys me the most! Please do tell me, those of you who believe that such is the case with Prof. Tolkiens epic, how you have come by such a revelation!? Furthermore, if you have completed the trilogy in it's entireness? I am open to all remarks, statments, suggestions, praise, and/or feedback. In short, as the topic of this board states: review it.
I will give my own when time arises, however until then (which more than less likely will be tommorow) I would ask for yours to start the thread.