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Bored of the Rings

Bored of the Rings is a short satirical novel based on The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien published in 1969 by Signet[?] for Harvard Lampoon[?].

The novel is a fairly close parody in terms of general plot, but is filled with cheap gags (the palantir as a Magic 8-Ball etc.), bad names, unsympathetic and cowardly characters and dated 1960s references.

Notable characters from Lower Middle Earth include:

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