A Dictionary of Sources of Tolkien

Author(s): David Day

Fantasy, Science Fiction & Horror

A comprehensive, illustrated guide to the history, lands, and inhabitants of Middle-earth.


 


The fantasy world of J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth contains a rich assortment of people, cities, and creatures--as well as a deep, intertwined history that spans thousands of years. In this beautifully illustrated, leather-bound volume, best-selling author and Tolkien scholar David Day presents four decades of research and writing on the lands and inhabitants Middle-earth. Sections of this A-to-Z dictionary are devoted to discussion of the battles, history, beasts, and heroes of Tolkien's stories, and are accompanied by black-and-white illustrations. This comprehensive volume on Tolkien's world also includes an appendix of three primary legends that served as sources for Tolkien's creations--the Volsunga saga, the Nibelungenlied, and Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle--and more than 200 black-and-white illustrations


 


This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.

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  • : 9780753733936
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
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  • : November 2019
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  • : David Day
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 544