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The Dragon Ouroboros - A Book That Inspired Tolkien: With Original Illustrations

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The Dragon Ouroboros - A Book That Inspired Tolkien: With Original Illustrations - Eddison, Eric Rucker, and Dart-Thornton, Cecilia (Introduction by)
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THE DRAGON OUROBOROS - A BOOK THAT INSPIRED TOLKIEN. With original illustrations. This epic tale was first published in 1922 under the title 'The Worm Ouroboros'. Professor J.R.R. Tolkien, who was aged thirty at the time, praised it in print, writing in a letter that he enjoyed Eddison's books 'for their sheer literary merit'. No doubt their influence remained with him as he wrote The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Eddison, Tolkien stated, was 'the greatest and most convincing writer of "invented worlds"' he had ever ...

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The Dragon Ouroboros - A Book That Inspired Tolkien: With Original Illustrations 2018, Quillpen Pty Ltd T/A Leaves of Gold Press

ISBN-13: 9781925110111

Revised, edition

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