The Silmarillion: It’s not as scary as you think May 4, 2020May 4, 2020Categories BOOKS, IN MY BOOKCASELeave a Comment on The Silmarillion: It’s not as scary as you think I tried to read The Simarillion about fifteen years ago. I opened it, read maybe five pages and gave up. One of my reading goals this year was to try again. I did. It turns out The Silmarillion is not as scary as I thought.