Tolkien's classic essay on fantasy, "On Fairy Stories", is complemented by his charming story, "Leaf by Niggle" and the poem "Mythopoeia".
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J R R Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 40 languages and have sold many millions of copies world wide.Review:
'A haunting and successful demonstration of the qualities of faerie' New York Times 'The book must be read... it goes far to explain the nature of his art and justify his success' The Cambridge Review 'While springing from deep-rooted convictions, his art has imaginative magic of a very rare quality' Birmingham Post
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Book Description Unwin Hyman Ltd. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0044402538 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1016188
Book Description Unwin Hyman Ltd., 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0044402538
Book Description Unwin Hyman Ltd., 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110044402538