Tolkien Calendar 2017: The Hobbit 80th Anniversary
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Tolkien Calendar 2017

The Hobbit 80th Anniversary

By J. R. R. Tolkien (Illustrated by)

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Format: Calendar, 32 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 September 2016
This year's calendar features black and white paintings by J.R.R. Tolkien himself from the beloved children's classic, The Hobbit. This year's calendar features 13 paintings and illustrations by J.R.R. Tolkien himself, which were drawn by Tolkien when writing his beloved children's classic, The Hobbit. They provide a fascinating insight into how Tolkien imagined the world of Middle-earth would look. The images are accompanied by extracts from Tolkien's letters, providing exquisite insight into both the writing process, and the illustrations themselves.

About the Author

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.

Reviews

'The Hobbit belongs to a very small class of books which have nothing in common save that each admits us to a world of its own. Its place is with Alice and The Wind in the Willows.' Times Literary Supplement 'One of the best loved characters in English fiction... a marvellous fantasy adventure' Daily Mail 'Finely written saga of dwarves and elves, fearsome goblins and trolls... an exciting epic of travel, magical adventure, working up to a devastating climax' The Observer

EAN: 9780008163396
ISBN: 0008163391
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Dimensions: 30.5 x 30.5 centimeters (0.29 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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