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Tales from the Perilous Realm

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Tales from the Perilous Realm
Tales from the Perilous Realm 2008 cover.jpg
AuthorJ.R.R. Tolkien
ReleasedJanuary 1997
FormatHardback in dustwrapper

Tales from the Perilous Realm, first published in 1997, is a compilation of several short stories and poems by J.R.R. Tolkien, which had been previously published separately or in other compilations:

The collection also includes Tolkien's essay On Fairy-Stories.

[edit] From the publisher

The fat and unheroic Farmer Giles of Ham is called upon to do battle with the dragon Chrysophylax; Niggle the painter sets out to paint the perfect tree in Leaf by Niggle; hobbits, princesses, dwarves and trolls partake in The Adventures of Tom Bombadil; and Smith of Wootton Major journeys to the Land of Faery via the magical ingredients of a giant cake.

[edit] Editions

[edit] 2008 edition

A new edition was published in September 2008, followed by the full-cast dramatization in October. Tales from the Perilous Realm was 2008's "flagship book"; Roverandom was added to the compilation.[1]

Tales from the Perilous Realm
Farmer Giles of HamThe Adventures of Tom BombadilLeaf by NiggleSmith of Wootton MajorRoverandom (since 2008)