A very readable overview of Tolkien and his work, incorporating a brief biography, an examination of the books and a look at the process of filming his work, including The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings saga. It explores how Tolkien's background as a medievalist and linguist informed the languages of Middle-earth, the influence of his Catholicism and Tolkien's legacy in fantasy. A timely book to coincide with the first of Peter Jackson's two keenly awaited Hobbit films.A comprehensive introduction to the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Nigel Cawthorne. Azanulbizar, a wide ... But, early in the Second Age, they found a previously unknown ore which produced a silvery metal that was light, strong and malleable. ... To facilitate trade with the elves in Eregion, the dwarves extended their underground city westwards to give them another entryway to the west.
|Title||:||A Brief Guide to J. R. R. Tolkien|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2012-10-18|