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Boston University

Premium Content A Trilogy's Lessons

by Sarah Daniel - September 12, 2003

What is the most memorable book - good or bad - you have ever read and why?

Knowledge is a fickle matter. Some things we learn will stay with us until our deathbed, while others will leave with the speed of a hummingbird's wings. By far the most memorable piece of literature I have ever read is J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. This trilogy is the story of a group of nine companions who set out to destroy a ring…

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