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publisher=[[HarperCollins]] (UK) & [[Houghton Mifflin]] (US)|
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}}'''''The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion''''' by [[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]] is considered one of the greatest recent secondary works about [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s world. The book contains rare Tolkien-related extracts, poems, letters, manuscripts, interviews, as well as brand new material.
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===Contents===
  
 
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* Rare or previously unpublished content
'''The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion''' by [[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]] is considered one of the greatest recent secondary works about [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s world. The book contains rare Tolkien-related extracts, poems, letters, manuscripts, interviews, as well as brand new material.
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** A newly transcribed version of ''Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings''. Another version of this was published as ''[[Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings]]'' in [[A Tolkien Compass]] (1975).
 
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** Part of [[Letter to Milton Waldman|Tolkien's 1951 letter to Milton Waldman]], previously unpublished in the UK.
 
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** A reproduction of a manuscript page showing a synoptic time scheme used while writing The Lord of the Rings.  It summarizes the movements of characters between the 8th and the 12th of March.
===Contents===
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** Formerly unpublished parts of "[[The Hunt for the Ring]]" and "[[Index questions]]"
 
* Notes on significant changes made by the author and by [[Christopher Tolkien]] after his father's death
 
* Notes on significant changes made by the author and by [[Christopher Tolkien]] after his father's death
* A newly transcribed version of [[The Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings]]. Another version of this was published as [[Guide to Names in The Lord of the Rings]] in [[A Tolkien Compass]] (1975).
 
* Part of Tolkien’s 1951 letter to Milton Waldman, previously unpublished in the UK.
 
* A reproduction of a manuscript page showing a a synoptic time scheme used while writing The Lord of the Rings.  It summarizes the movements of characters between the 8th and the 12th of March.
 
 
* Brief references to illustrations, maps, and earlier versions of the text
 
* Brief references to illustrations, maps, and earlier versions of the text
 
* References to people, places, and events that appear in other books by Tolkien
 
* References to people, places, and events that appear in other books by Tolkien
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* Translations and primers on how to use Tolkien's invented languages
 
* Translations and primers on how to use Tolkien's invented languages
  
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== External links ==
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*[http://www.hammondandscull.com/addenda/readers.html Addenda and Corrigenda to The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion (2005)]
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*[http://www.hammondandscull.com/addenda/readers2.html Addenda and Corrigenda to The Lord of the Rings: A Reader’s Companion (first revised edition 2008)]
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*[http://www.hammondandscull.com/addenda/readers3.html Addenda and Corrigenda to The Lord of the Rings: A Reader’s Companion (second revised edition 2014)]
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Latest revision as of 17:44, 7 September 2017

The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion
The Lord of the Rings - A Reader's Companion.jpg
AuthorWayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull
PublisherHarperCollins (UK) & Houghton Mifflin (US)
ReleasedDecember 2005
FormatHardcover with dustjacket, Paperback
Pages894
ISBN0618642676
The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion by Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull is considered one of the greatest recent secondary works about J.R.R. Tolkien's world. The book contains rare Tolkien-related extracts, poems, letters, manuscripts, interviews, as well as brand new material.

[edit] Contents

  • Rare or previously unpublished content
  • Notes on significant changes made by the author and by Christopher Tolkien after his father's death
  • Brief references to illustrations, maps, and earlier versions of the text
  • References to people, places, and events that appear in other books by Tolkien
  • Explanations of archaic and unusual words
  • Translations and primers on how to use Tolkien's invented languages

[edit] External links