The Complete Guide to Middle-earth: From The Hobbit to The Silmarillion

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HarperCollins, 1993 - Fantasy fiction, English - 441 pages
This is an A-Z guide to the names, places and events in the fantasy world of J.R.R. TOLKIEN. Middle-Earth, the world in which the stories take place, is as real and complex as our own. Events, geography and names were created with care and loving attention by Tolkien, who wanted every single detail of his books to fit into their total pattern. A belief in perfection, the fun of the sub-creation and the desire to create something totally convincing involved him in map-making, endless charts of dates and events and the development of his many invented languages.

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Anything you could possibly need to reference about Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Silmarilian, and any other book set in Middle-Earth is in this book. Read full review

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A friend of mine and I found this book in our school library and had to work out an agreement as to who could borrow it when, because we both wanted it so badly. This is without a doubt the most ... Read full review

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