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LotR in Chinese?

Postby Lili » 18 Dec 2011, 19:50

Has anyone seen the Lord of the Rings trilogy in Chinese? Where do you think would be the best place to find it?
I see all of the little used book stores, but I don't really feel like hunting for it. Eslite?

Its my favorite and I accidentally left it at home. I guess this is a good time to practice my Mandarin.
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Re: LotR in Chinese?

Postby lostinasia » 18 Dec 2011, 20:12

Lili wrote:Has anyone seen the Lord of the Rings trilogy in Chinese? Where do you think would be the best place to find it?

It was basically everywhere when the movies were big - I assume you can still find it pretty easily. eslite almost for sure.

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Re: LotR in Chinese?

Postby Lili » 18 Dec 2011, 20:57

lostinasia wrote:
Lili wrote:Has anyone seen the Lord of the Rings trilogy in Chinese? Where do you think would be the best place to find it?

It was basically everywhere when the movies were big - I assume you can still find it pretty easily. eslite almost for sure.

Chinese 魔戒, Pinyin mójiè.


Thanks!
I typed in Lord of the Rings into Eslite but could only find English versions. :/
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Re: LotR in Chinese?

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Re: LotR in Chinese?

Postby superking » 18 Dec 2011, 22:31

I originally thought the thread title was 'LOTR in cheese.' That would be one hell of an epic.
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Re: LotR in Chinese?

Postby Lili » 18 Dec 2011, 23:12

"I wanted to be puzzled and charmed, to experience the endless, beguiling variety of a continent where you can board a train and an hour later be somewhere where the inhabitants speak a different language, eat different foods, work different hours, live lives that are at once so different and yet so oddly similar. I wanted to be a tourist," Bill Bryson.
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Re: LotR in Chinese?

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Re: LotR in Chinese?

Postby Lili » 18 Dec 2011, 23:42

"I wanted to be puzzled and charmed, to experience the endless, beguiling variety of a continent where you can board a train and an hour later be somewhere where the inhabitants speak a different language, eat different foods, work different hours, live lives that are at once so different and yet so oddly similar. I wanted to be a tourist," Bill Bryson.
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Re: LotR in Chinese?

Postby Tempo Gain » 19 Dec 2011, 00:25

I was wondering about that :)
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