An invitation to Tolkien's world. This rich treasury includes Tolkien's most beloved short fiction plus his essay on fantasy. FARMER GILES OF HAM. An ...Show synopsisAn invitation to Tolkien's world. This rich treasury includes Tolkien's most beloved short fiction plus his essay on fantasy. FARMER GILES OF HAM. An imaginative history of the distant and marvelous past that introduces the rather unheroic Farmer Giles, whose efforts to capture a somewhat untrustworthy dragon will delight readers everywhere. THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL. A collection of verse in praise of Tom Bombadil, that staunch friend of the Hobbits in THE LORD OF THE RINGS. ON FAIRY-STORIES. Professor Tolkien's now-famous essy on the form of the fairy story and the treatment of fantasy.Hide synopsis
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This book is for the Tolkien reader or anyone who enjoys fantastic fairy tales. This edition contains short stories, poetry, and the amazing essay on fairy stories. The book is also very compact, yet remaining very readable- even fits in my back pocket.
One of the poems is completely about Tom Bombadil a very memorable, though not developed character in the Lord of the Rings trilogy; which I might add is very good read. And his short stories are filled with vivid imagery.
Well worth my money and hopefully yours too.
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