The J.R.R. Tolkien Collection

The J.R.R. Tolkien Collection

by J. R. R. Tolkien
     
 

Experience Tolkien’s best-known works in a whole new light! These full-cast dramatizations of Tolkien’s works feature specially-composed music, outstanding casts, and brilliant behind-the-scenes writers, directors, engineers, and musicians. Each of these lavish recordings was broadcasted to rave reviews on BBC Radio.
Tolkien fans will appreciate the

Overview


Experience Tolkien’s best-known works in a whole new light! These full-cast dramatizations of Tolkien’s works feature specially-composed music, outstanding casts, and brilliant behind-the-scenes writers, directors, engineers, and musicians. Each of these lavish recordings was broadcasted to rave reviews on BBC Radio.
Tolkien fans will appreciate the addition of J.R.R. Tolkien: An Audio Portrait. Presented by Brian Sibley, who dramatized many of Tolkien’s works for the BBC, it is a compilation of radio and TV archive material from the 60s and 70s featuring interviews with Tolkien, his relatives, and his colleagues, and in which he talks about The Lord of the Rings, his other works, life as an academic, correspondence received from fans, and his views on the 20th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602836617
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
09/08/2009
Edition description:
Unabridged Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 5.20(h) x 2.40(d)
Age Range:
12 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

J. R. R. Tolkien (1892-1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy books The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings series (The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King). After his death, his son Christopher Tolkien published books based on Tolkien's notes and unpublished manuscripts, including The Silmarillion.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
January 3, 1892
Date of Death:
September 2, 1973
Place of Birth:
Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (South Africa)
Place of Death:
Oxford, England
Education:
B.A., Exeter College, Oxford University, 1915; M.A., 1919

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