The Magical Worlds of the "Lord of the Rings"

The Magical Worlds of the "Lord of the Rings" : An Unauthorised Guide - A Treasury of Myths, Legends and Fascinating Facts

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A guide to J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" books, including "The Hobbit". The book is written in a question-and-answer format which lets the reader discover the ancient myths, legends and events that fired Tolkien's imagination and led to him creating his fantastical world. Why do hobbits live in holes? Who and what inspired Gandalf? Why are Tolkien's elves tall? These and many other questions are explored.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 126 x 194 x 18mm | 240.4g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Puffin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141315741
  • 9780141315744
  • 2,089,643

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