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Leaf by Niggle (HarperCollins 2016)

This small, handsome paperback represents the first publication of Tolkien’s short-story in its own volume.

Leaf by Niggle, written ca. 1939-42, was originally published in book-form as part of the posthumous… 149 more words


My copy of Tolkien's Beren and Lúthien has arrived!

Seven months after pre-ordering the book, and three days before publication, I finally have my own copy of Beren and Lúthien! 49 more words


The hypethral reader

Do you read seasonally? I mean is there an author or perhaps a type of writing you turn to in a given season of the year? 1,699 more words


042 - Resistance is Futile

We return to Chapter 23 of The Silmarillion with our second episode on Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin. Tuor’s star rises in the realm of Turgon, and soon he finds himself wedded to Idril Celebrindal, becoming the second Man ever to marry one of the Firstborn. 183 more words


DVD review: The Lord of the Rings (1978)

The Lord of the Rings (1978)
Directed by Ralph Bakshi

An animated motion picture film adaptation of Tolkien’s epos, directed by Ralph Bakshi. A sequel was originally planned but never saw the light of the day, which is the reason behind the abrupt ending immediately after the victory at Helm’s Deep, as depicted in… 248 more words


Review: The Return of the King

Book Review
4 of 5 stars to The Return of the King, the third book in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, written in 1955, by… 474 more words

Book Reviews

Tolkien and Tuor

Essay by Roger Echo-Hawk

On Thursday, May 25 the Tolkien Reading Circle gathered to discuss “Of Tuor and His Coming to Gondolin” in Unfinished Tales… 980 more words