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The magical worlds of the Lord of the Rings : the amazing myths, legends, and facts behind the masterpiece

Author: David Colbert
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers information about Tolkien's realm of Middle-Earth and its inhabitants, including details on characters, mythology, origins, and cultures.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; Frodo Baggins; Frodo Baggins; J R R Tolkien
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Colbert
ISBN: 0425187713 9780425187715
OCLC Number: 50035194
Description: viii, 197 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Why did Tolkien make Bilbo disappear? --
Why is Frodo the ring-bearer? --
Why Is Frodo in caves so often? --
Which epic poem inspired Tolkien? --
Why do dwarves and elves dislike each other? --
Why are Tolkien's elves tall? --
Why do elves live so long? --
What makes a forest walk? --
What did Tolkien see in Galadriel? --
Why can't you trust Galadriel's mirror? --
Who (or what) is Gandalf? --
How did Tolkien think up Gollum? --
Was Gollum ever good?--
What nightmare haunted Gondor? --
What's the origin of the word "Hobbit"? --
Which language launched Tolkien? --
How many languages did Tolkien invent? --
Could Middle-earth be more magical? --
Where in the world Is Middle-earth? --
How did Tolkien name names? --
How did Orcs get so ugly? --
Do Hobbits believe in God? --
How do you play the "riddle-game"? --
Did other rings inspire Tolkien? --
Why do the Elves make the rings? --
Why might Sauron appear as a single eye? --
What's the worst thing about Sauron? --
Who was Tolkien's first Dark Lord? --
Why is Frodo's "Phial of Galadriel" so powerful? --
Which monster attacked Tolkien? --
Why do the best swords break? --
Why did Tolkien write about a "Fellowship"? --
Why are there so many towers? --
Are the undying lands Heaven? --
Is the War of the Ring based on World War II? --
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Responsibility: David Colbert.
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Offers information about Tolkien's realm of Middle-Earth and its inhabitants, including details on characters, mythology, origins, and cultures.

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