“This book describes the childhood adventures of Hilary and JRR Tolkien. Hilary was JRR Tolkien’s younger brother and this book uses Hilary’s own words from recently discovered notebooks and previously unpublished letters between the brothers.”
In May of this year, HarperCollins will be publishing Tolkien’s previously unpublished retelling of the legend of Sigurd and Gudrún.
Read the 2nd part of our review of the BBC Audiodrama…
Solid acting, a well-written script, and a tighter tie to the books than the films make this dramatization a great way to experience The Lord of the Rings.
Published in two volumes the proceedings are available to order from Tolkien Society Trading and include papers from David Bratman, Rhona Beare, John Garth, Nancy Martsch, Michael Scott Rohan, Greg Wright, Dimitra Fimi, Lynnette R. Porter, and Tom Shippey.
Take a look at the list of this years winners of the Mythopoeic awards.
Douglas Kane, an avid member of many Tolkien-related websites and forums under the alias Voronwe_the_Faithful, has accomplished what many so-called “Tolkien-scholars” can only dream of.
As anticipated, New Line Cinema and MGM officially announced today that Guillermo Del Toro will be directing The Hobbit and the heretofore unnamed sequel
Diana Glyer’s well-received and highly-regarded book The Company They Keep has been accorded another honor–it’s been nominated for a Hugo award in the category “Best Related Book”.
The White Tree Fund, would like to announce that the inaugural edition of their journal, Silver Leaves … from the White Tree of Hope, is now available.
“The level of scholarship in this book is the first thing that impressed me. Glyer has read everything by, and about, the Inklings. Not just that, she’s up on the latest thinking about the process of writing and collaboration — not just from a literary view, but from a psychological and sociological perspective.”
It seems that this posthumous books is doing even better than the publisher expected.