The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil by J. R. R. Tolkien

This revised and expanded edition of Tolkien’s own Hobbit-inspired poetry includes previously unpublished poems and notes, and is beautifully illustrated by Narnia artist Pauline Baynes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780007584697
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/09/2014
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 126,322
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

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 and his sensibility to the rural landscape can clearly be seen in his writing and his pictures.

Wayne G. Hammond, is Assistant Librarian in the Chapin Library of Rare Books, Williams College. He also lectures on the history of printing and illustration and is a practising book designer and graphic artist – making him the ideal co-author of the acclaimed study of Tolkien’s paintings and drawings, ‘J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist & Illustrator’.

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


B.A., Exeter College, Oxford University, 1915; M.A., 1919

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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I gave it 5 stars even though i haven't read it, because I trust Tolkien's writing talent to have created such a wonderful book anyway...I enjoyed Lord of teh Rings and the Hobbit..and I am interested in what this sing-songy character has done in his past years.
Anonymous 9 months ago
Its adds on a new layer on to the best universe ever!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
A wonderful collaboration of poems to read outside on a summer day beneath a tree, or indoors on a rainy day in your favourite leather chair by the fire. Whatever the weather or circumstance, a glorious book to settle down with.