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A Dictionary of Sources of Tolkien

Lord of the Rings

David Day



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29 October 2019
The spellbinding world of Middle-earth is full of beasts and battles, heroes and heroines, and the struggle between good and evil.

In this dictionary of sources, Tolkien scholar and best-selling author David Day's four decades of research inform us about the lands, inhabitants, languages, geography and history of Middle-earth.

This compelling encyclopedia on Tolkien's world also includes over 200 illustrations and an appendix that examines the legends that were key sources for Tolkien's creations - the Volsunga Saga, the Nibelungenlied, and Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle.
By:   David Day
Imprint:   Pyramid
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 214mm,  Width: 154mm,  Spine: 40mm
Weight:   990g
ISBN:   9780753733936
ISBN 10:   0753733935
Series:   Lord of the Rings
Pages:   544
Publication Date:   29 October 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

David Day was born and brought up in Canada. He has published more than twenty books in the fields of poetry, ecology, natural history, fantasy and mythology and a number of award-winning children's books. His writing has also appeared in many magazines and anthologies. His enduring fascination with complex mythologies led him to J.R.R. Tolkien.

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