J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 30 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.
Lectures and essays Tolkien gave and wrote over the course of decades.Published 4 months ago by Matthias Van Dijk
It's interesting to read such a sturdy defence of myth and monsters as literature, such a long time before Tolkien, before writing LOTR, made it a widely accepted cultural fact. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Peter
It's really great to be able to read a selection of Tolkien's essays in one neat book. Getting a personal insight into his own opinions about his work - rather than from a... Read morePublished 23 months ago by RPattimore