The Complete Tolkien Companion
- Paperback | 713 pages
- 140 x 210 x 36mm | 539.77g
- 04 Oct 2012
- New York
- 3rd ed.
- Illustrations, black and white
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If you're a fan of J. R. R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings," this is a great reference book, as it has entries that will probably jog the memories of even the most ardent adherent....This one has it all. "The Kansas City Star"
A treasure of arcane information that will be helpful to the casual reader...as well as to the newly minted Niddle Earth fanatic who wants to learn everything as soon as possible. "South Florida Sun-Sentinel"
"The Complete Tolkien Companion" is an excellent, proper accounting of the diversity of life in Middle-earth. I found the no-nonsense compilation (with minimal illustrations) refreshingly useful, as it concentrates on being more of a research book for invested Tolkien lovers rather than being a fancifully-illustrated coffee table version. "Forbes.com"
Essential for a new generation of readers to fully enjoy Tolkien's version in a new century...an invaluable aid to a better understanding of Middle Earth and deserves a place on theshelf right next to "The Hobbit." "Baryon Magazine"
A resource that will bring further enjoyment to those already familiar with ["The Lord of the Rings"] and its associated works...A wonderful achievement for Tyler, and will make a welcom addition to the library of anyone who has come to consider Frodo and the lot as de facto members of the family. "Scifidimensions.com"
A detailed and sweeping compendium, this book is a valuable reference to have handy when reading, re-reading, and re-re-reading Tolkien's work. "SFRevu""
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"Fascinating...For every Tolkien reader it is a must."
- "Yorkshire Post" (UK)
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