A lengthy essay on the nature and literary value of the fairy story is accompanied by a tale illustrating these points and a poem dealing with myths
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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 Houghton Mifflin (T), 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110395502322
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