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The first of these parodies, The Tjehas recently been reissued there was even a film to mark the occasion, or somethingand I agreed to review it. In the grand tradition of the blockbusting parody Bored of the Ringcomes this uproarious literary spoof of Tolkien’s other much shorter masterwork, The Hobbit. Bingo GRavens from Mordor Perfection.

The Soddit: Or, Let’s Cash in Again

SF author and Tolkien scholar Adam Roberts has written a parody that is both hilarious and intelligent. Bingo Sac Grabbins is asked by the coughing wizard Gandef and some oddly Welsh dwarves to help them relieve the great dragon Smug of his gold. Roberts addition of droll sarcasm was ingenious, as well as his descriptions of the The Soddit world and its most unusual inhabitants. Certain parts of the book were a little over complicated and the end SPOILER I ultimately found rather sad for a spoof of a book that has a tranquil ending as I remember.

The author has definite talent when it comes to writing, what I’d classify as the ultimate parody; obviously it’s something he thoroughly enjoys. He also writes parodies under the pseudonyms of A. Write a reader review Thank you for taking the time to write a review on this book, it really makes a difference and helps readers to find their perfect book.


Twenty Trillion Leagues Under the Sea 4. It follows the adventures of Bingo “Sac” Grabbings, a rather In the grand tradition of the blockbusting parody Bored of the Ringcomes this uproarious literary spoof of Tolkien’s other much shorter masterwork, The Hobbit.

Indeed Bingo can be a real pain in a dark cave, certainly when one treads on his extremely painful feet.

Show menu Hide menu. Humorous and very enjoyable in parts. Interestingly, Dan Hartland writes about similar qualities in his review of the story collection Adam Robots in the same issue.

Or Gandef and Thorri King? Boy was I wrong.

The Soddit: Or, Let’s Cash in Again by Adam Roberts

Roberts has an understanding of the mythology. Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata. soddti

Obviously it’s best to read such a book when you’re in the mood for it, when you’re in need of a laugh, especially, for example, after a stressful day. On a world supported on the back of a giant turtle sex unknowna gleeful, explosive, wickedly eccentric expedition sets out. This website uses cookies. Cardboard Box of the Rings 3 books.

woddit Jul 07, Sasha Strader rated it did not like it Shelves: It didn’t feel like love, it felt like a parody, only. With name changes only a vowel away from Tolkien’s originals, the story is terribly shallow and the characters are ridiculously foolish.


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Don’t be surprised if you find yourself chuckling out loud as you read it! Very creative faaaar better than his The Da Vinci Codbut forgettable. So if tthe have a spare moment, please tell us your thoughts by writing a reader’s review. The Real Town Murders 7. Upon hearing that he has to go down a chimney, Bingo falls down it and meets the dragon Smug, who is actually very friendly and even offers him tea.

The Soddit by Adam Roberts

It took a while to get or appreciate the often dry humour. How to write compelling and imaginative sci-fi and fantasy fiction.

Trivia About The Soddit: On soddlt way, they have many adventures and close shaves, including their ponies drowning in the river and losing all luggage but one helmet. Yes, tye a logic reason for that, based on evolution.

And, like Bingo, I’m sure glad this tale is finally over. Happy with his life in Hobbld-Ahoy! Really enjoyed the book but I feel you have to have the right daft sense if humour and have read the hobbit to really get the full fun factor out of the book!

It’s not often a book manages to surprise me as much as this book has. Lists with This Book.