Tales From The Perilous Realm

byJ.R.R. TolkienIllustratorAlan Lee

September 17, 2008|
Tales From The Perilous Realm by J.R.R. Tolkien
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The definitive collection of Tolkien's classic "fairie" tales, in the vein of The Hobbit, illustrated by Oscar winner Alan Lee

Never before published in a single volume, Tolkien's four novellas (Farmer Giles of Ham, Leaf by Niggle, Smith of Wootton Major, and Roverandom) and one book of poems (The Adventures of Tom Bombadil) are gathered together for the first time, in a fully illustrated volume. This definitive collection of works -- which had appeared separately, in various formats, between 1949 and 1998 -- comes with a brand-new foreword and endmatter, and with a series of detailed pencil illustrations by Alan Lee, in the style of his other award-winning Tolkien work, most recently in The Children of H rin.

The book is the perfect opportunity for fans of Middle-earth to enjoy some of Tolkien's often overlooked yet most creative storytelling. With dragons and sand sorcerers, sea monsters and hobbits, knights and dwarves, this collection contains all the classic elements for Tolkien buffs of all ages.
Alan Lee was born in England in 1947. Inspired by Tolkien's work to pursue his chosen path as an artist of the mythic and fantastic, he has illustrated a wide range of books including Faeries, The Mabinogion, Castles, Merlin Dreams, the centenary edition of The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit. He is a winner of the Carnegie Medal f...
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Title:Tales From The Perilous RealmFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:432 pages, 8.5 X 6 X 1.25 inShipping dimensions:432 pages, 8.5 X 6 X 1.25 inPublished:17 septembre 2008Publisher:Houghton Mifflin CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547154119

ISBN - 13:9780547154114

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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