When a group of thieves stole $3.2 million worth of rare books from a London warehouse in 2017, including seminal scientific texts by Isaac Newton …$3.2 million worth of rare stolen books have been found under a house in rural Romania.
$3.2 million worth of rare stolen books have been found under a house in rural Romania.
J.R.R. Tolkien: The Hobbit – Performed by Andy Serkis
Like its magnificent sequel, The Hobbit is, I think, many things to many people: the first exposition of the universe that would become Middle-earth; prelude to The Lord of the Rings; a bite-sized visit to Middle-earth whenever you don’t feel up to the full blow of the War of the Ring(s); one of the most […]Read More
Karen Wynn Fonstad: The Atlas of Tolkien’s Middle-Earth
Blurb: “Find your way through every part of J.R.R. Tolkien’s great creation, from the Middle-earth of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings to the undying lands of the West … The Atlas of Tolkien’s Middle-earth is an essential guide to the geography of Middle-earth, from its founding in the Elder Days – as […]Read More
J.R.R. Tolkien: The Lord of the Rings – Performed by Andy Serkis
In another online community, we recently talked about the new Andy Serkis Lord of the Rings recordings. Well, it turns out that the pull of The Ring is still mighty strong, for however much it may have been destroyed in Mount Doom. I had barely gotten my hands on these audios and I found I […]Read More
11 thoughts on “$3.2 million worth of rare stolen books have been found under a house in rural Romania.”
Well, that article was anti-climactic.
Nobody knows anything and the police recovered the books. The End.
I think you should write up a sensationalist version of this 😉
At least the books are found!
I shuddered at the storage conditions!
Not you alone.
😮 Good find!
Lucky … not least for the books! 🙂
Holy cow – and also, please let that secret space have been sealed and climate controlled.
Book restorers everywhere must be sweating blood.
https://arielaonthego.com/the-mystery-blogger-award/ I nominated you!
Thank you for nominating me! I loved your own post — will try to put something together soon. (Unfortunately, right now I’m swamped in RL … though hopefully not for very much longer.)
Thank you so much! No rush, I think some bloggers collect all the awards and do it all the same time 🙂