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- Häftad (paperback)
- Språk: Engelska
- Antal sidor: 336
- Utg.datum: 2008-04-01
- Förlag: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
- Medarbetare: Tolkien, Christopher (red.)/Lee, Alan (ill.)
- Illustratör/Fotograf: Alan Lee
- Illustrationer: 25 b/w illus, 8 col plates, Index
- Dimensioner: 198 x 128 x 28 mm
- Vikt: 360 g
- Antal komponenter: 1
- ISBN: 9780007252268
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"Deserves to eclipse all his other posthumous writings, and stand as a worthy memorial to the imagination of Tolkien" The Times "I hope that its universality and power will grant it a place in English mythology" Independent on Sunday "The darkest of all Tolkien's tales. Alan Lee's illustrations complement the writing splendidly" Times Literary Supplement
J.R.R. Tolkien was born on 3rd January 1892. After serving in the First World War, he became best known for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, selling 150 million copies in more than 40 languages worldwide. Awarded the CBE and an honorary Doctorate of Letters from Oxford University, he died in 1973 at the age of 81. Christopher Tolkien, born on 21st November 1924, is the third son of J.R.R. Tolkien. Appointed by J.R.R. Tolkien to be his literary executor, he has devoted himself to the publication of his father's unpublished writings, notably The Silmarillion and The History of Middle-earth. He lives in France with his wife Baillie.