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Featured Book

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The History of The Hobbit is a publication which was compiled by John D. Rateliff. The work includes unpublished manuscripts and drafts by J.R.R. Tolkien, presents an extensive study on the early development of The Hobbit, and also details how Tolkien made revisions to the story to accommodate the events in The Lord of the Rings.

Featured Quotation

"The problems that confront one given responsibility for the writings of a dead author are hard to resolve. Some persons in this position may elect to make no material whatsoever available for publication, save perhaps for work that was in a virtually finished state at the time of the author's death."
Christopher Tolkien, "Unfinished Tales"

Featured Author

Douglas A. Anderson - He is most well known for the ground-breaking analysis of The Hobbit in The Annotated Hobbit (1988). Anderson keeps himself busy as the co-editor of Tolkien Studies, an annual scholarly publication. Anderson's next publication to hit the shelves will be On Tolkien: Interviews, Reminiscences, and Other Essays which will shed light on the numerous interviews of J.R.R. Tolkien as well as first-hand accounts from those who knew Tolkien. The two volume box-set is now available on Amazon.

Books Project

The goal of the Books Project is to create an article for every publication related to J.R.R. Tolkien.

The Hobbit The Lord of the Rings The Silmarillion Unfinished Tales The Children of Húrin

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The Hobbit

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The Lord of the Rings

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The Silmarillion

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Unfinished Tales

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The Children of Húrin