Mr Bliss by J.R.R. TolkienMr Bliss by J.R.R. Tolkien

Mr Bliss

byJ.R.R. Tolkien

Hardcover | October 31, 2011

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Professor J.R.R. Tolkien invented and illustrated the book of Mr Bliss's adventures for his own children when they were very young. The book was handwritten with lots of detailed and uproarious colour pictures.This is a highly imaginative tale of complete eccentricity. Mr Bliss, a man notable for his immensely tall hats and for the girabbit in his garden, makes the whimsical decision to buy a motor car. But his first drive to visit friends quickly becomes a catalogue of disasters. Some of these could be blamed on Mr Bliss's style of driving, but even he could not anticipate being hijacked by three bears. As for what happened next - the readers, whether young or old, will want to discover for themselves.Redesigned using new archival scans of Tolkien's original drawings, MR BLISS is presented for the first time in a conventional trade format, sure to delight Tolkien fans of all ages.

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on the 3rd January, 1892 at Bloemfontein in the Orange Free State, but at the age of four he and his brother were taken back to England by their mother. After his father's death the family moved to Sarehole, on the south-eastern edge of Birmingham. Tolkien spent a happy childhood in the countryside an...
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Title:Mr BlissFormat:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 8.13 × 5.5 × 0.72 inPublished:October 31, 2011Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:000743619X

ISBN - 13:9780007436194

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