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The Tolkien Reader

(1964)
A collection of stories by

 
 
An invitation to Tolkien's world. This rich treasury includes Tolkien's most beloved short fiction plus his essay on fantasy.

FARMER GILES OF HAM. An imaginative history of the distant and marvelous past that introduces the rather unheroic Farmer Giles, whose efforts to capture a somewhat untrustworthy dragon will delight readers everywhere.

THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL. A collection of verse in praise of Tom Bombadil, that staunch friend of the Hobbits in THE LORD OF THE RINGS.

ON FAIRY-STORIES. Professor Tolkien's now-famous essy on the form of the fairy story and the treatment of fantasy.

Genre: Fantasy

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October 1999 : USA Library Binding
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April 1984 : USA Library Binding
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November 1986 : USA Library Binding
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November 1986 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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July 1978 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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May 1976 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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1966 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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December 1972 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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ISBN: 0-345-21536-2 / 978-0-345-21536-9 (USA edition)
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January 1966 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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ISBN: 0-345-01536-3 / 978-0-345-01536-5 (USA edition)
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1966 : USA Paperback
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