Book List:36 titles
  • First ever critical study of Tolkien’s little-known essay, which reveals how language invention shaped the creation of Middle-earth and beyond, to George R R Martin’s Game of Thrones.J.R.R. Tolkien’s linguistic invention was a fundamental part ...


  • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the Tale of The Fall of Gondolin are two of the greatest powers in the world. There is Morgoth of the uttermost evil, unseen in this story but ruling over a vast military power from his fortress of Angband. Deeply oppo...


  • The first publication of a previously unknown work of fantasy by J.R.R. Tolkien Kullervo, son of Kalervo, is perhaps the darkest and most tragic of all J.R.R. Tolkien's characters. "Hapless Kullervo," as Tolkien called him, is a luckless orphan ...


  • The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrn is a previously unpublished work by J.R.R. Tolkien, written while Tolkien was Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford during the 1920s and '30s, before he wrote The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. It makes available for t...


  • The Children of Húrin is the first complete book by J.R.R.Tolkien since the 1977 publication of The Silmarillion. Six thousand years before the One Ring is destroyed, Middle-earth lies under the shadow of the Dark Lord Morgoth. The greatest warriors...


  • For the first time in A-format paperback, J.R.R. Tolkien's novella about the adventures of a bewitched toy dog While on holiday in 1925, four-year-old Michael Tolkien lost his beloved toy dog on the beach at Filey in Yorkshire. To console him, his fa...


  • The End of the Third Age is comprised of the first section of the hardcover volume published as Sauron Defeated, the ninth volume of The History of Middle-earth. It completes Christopher Tolkien's account of the creation of The Lord of the Rings begu...


  • This 14th-century poem, translated into modern English here by J.R.R. Tolkien, tells the story of a man who goes into a graveyard to mourn the death of his baby daughter, who he has lost like a pearl in the grass. Falling asleep, he dreams of the glo...


  • The glorious history of how Middle-earth would change—and become the world readers recognize in The Lord of the RingsAs friends and fellow members of the literary circle known as The Inklings, J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis embarked on a challeng...







  • Describes and documents the myths and legends of the Elder Days, as they were evolved and transformed by Tolkien and includes never-before-published documents in which the author struggles to examine the nature and destiny of his characters. 13,500 f...



  • This hardsomely produced desk diary includes 12 full-page illustrations by Tolkien himself plus a wealth of line drawings and decorations. Special dates that relate to the author's life and work are noted, with apposite quotations from The Hobbit and...


  • The extraordinary history of Middle-earth, edited by Christopher TolkienThe Book of Lost Tales stands at the beginning of the entire conception of Middle-earth and Valinor. Embedded in English legend and English association, they were set in the narr...





  • In this sixth volume of The History of Middle-earth the story reaches The Lord of the Rings. In The Return of the Shadow (an abandoned title for the first volume) Christopher Tolkien describes, with full citation of the earliest notes, outline plans,...


  • This second part of The Book of Lost Tales includes the tale of Beren and Liithien, Turin and the Dragon, and the only full narratives of the Necklace of the Dwarves and the Fall of Gondolin. Each tale is followed by a commentary in the form of a sho...


  • A tale of the days when giants and dragons walked the kingdom, this tells the story of Farmer Giles of Ham who is fat, unheroic and red-bearded. But he is also fortunate and shrewd. When a large and stupid giant blunders into his fields it begins a s...



  • An extraordinary discovery is waiting for you on these pages. Mythic lore and forgotten legends unearthed by Christopher Tolkien from his father's archives unveil never-before-told stories of the three ages of ancient Middle-earth.THE FIRST AGEYoung ...


  • SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT, PEARL, and SIR ORFEO are masterpieces of a remote and exotic age--the age of chivalry and wizards, knights and holy quests. Yet it is only in the unique artistry and imagination of J.R.R. Tolken that the language, rom...



  • Here is the story of the creation of the world -- the ancient dream that sets the stage for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings....


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    MORDOR WHERE THE SHADOWS LIE While the evil might of the Dark Lord Sauron swarmed out to conquer all Middle-earth, Frodo and Sam struggled deep into Mordor, seat of Sauron's power. To defeat the Dark Lord, the accursed Ring of Power had to be destro...


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    QUEST PERILOUS The dark, fearsome Ringwraiths were searching for a hobbit. Frodo Baggins knew they were seeking him and the Ring he bore--the Ring of Power that would enable evil Sauron to destroy all that was good in Middle-earth. Now it was up to ...


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    THE WAY OF THE RINGBEARER The Fellowship was scattered. Some were bracing hopelessly for war against the ancient evil of Sauron. Some were contending with the treachery of the wizard Saruman. Onl Frodo and Sam were left to take the accursed Ring of ...


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    THE RELUCTANT HOBBIT Bilbo Baggins was a hobbit who wanted to be left alone in quiet comfort. But the wizard Gandalf came along with a band of homeless dwarves. Soon Bilbo was drawn into their quest, facing evil orcs, savage wolves, giant spiders,...







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    “The power of Tolkien’s central characters—tragic, cursed Túrin; the lovers Beren and Lúthien—shines through.”—Library JournalEnter these pages and learn of the hero of The Lay of Leithian—and hear of the early years of Túrin the Ta...



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    Volume 2 in an out-of-print 7-volume Houghton Mifflin Millennium Edition boxed set published in 1999. With glossy black cover and eye of Sauron that appeared on the front of all seven volumes. Tolkien originally conceived of the Lord of the Rings bei...



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    Poems and prose, maps and chronologies, detours and diversions along the road to Middle-earth . . . Christopher Tolkien has gathered archival materials that his late father, J. R. R. Tolkien, used to create the world and the history behind his classi...