Tolkien Fantasy Tales Box Set

Tolkien Fantasy Tales Box Set

by J. R. R. Tolkien


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780345466464
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/29/2003
Sales rank: 582,506
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 7.00(h) x 3.62(d)

About the Author

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. After serving in World War I, he embarked upon a distinguished academic career and was recognized as one of the finest philologists in the world. He was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. He is, however, beloved throughout the world as the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic works as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. He died on September 2, 1973, at the age of eighty-one.

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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Tolkien Fantasy Tales Box Set 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
LoveneetSingh More than 1 year ago
This box set set contains a must have for every fantasy or Lord of the Rings fan. It contains four novels: the silmarillion, Unfinished Tales, Sir Gawin and the Green Knight, and the Tolkien Reader. These four novels help the reader delve deeper into the world which Tolken himself created. If you are not a fan of middle eaarth i would not recomennd this for you but if you have read the Lord of the Rings you may want to read the Silmarillion and the Unfinished Tales. These books help the understand some of the things that were not mentioned or left out in the LOTR trilogy.