A Tolkien Bestiary

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Ballantine Books, 1979 - Literary Criticism - 287 pages
3 Reviews
Presents illustrated definitions in alphabetical order of all the imaginary beasts, monsters, races, nations, duties, fauna, and flora of the worlds of middle-earth and the Undying Lands. Also includes a map and a chronology of allthe ages.

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User Review  - aethercowboy - LibraryThing

For as little fantasy as Tolkien wrote, his work struck like a sledgehammer where other authors' libraries hit like a flyswatter. His writing is dense and thorough, the work of a perfectionist, which ... Read full review

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User Review  - Haltiamieli - LibraryThing

This is certainly not a book for more serious Tolkien scholars due to the many mistakes and liberties Day takes in his interpretation of Tolkien's world! If you are writing about Tolkien, the last ... Read full review

Contents

AUTHORS PREFACE
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A BESTIARY OF THE BEASTS
19
GENEALOGIES OF THE RACES AND 277
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Copyright

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David Day has written widely on the Second World War and Australian history, and is the author of Reluctant Nation (OUPA, 1992) and The Great Betrayal (OUPA, 1988).