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J.R.R. Tolkien Reads from The Lord of the Rings and Sings “Sam’s Rhyme of the Troll” in a Rare Recording
J.R.R. Tolkien Reads from The Lord of the Rings and Sings “Sam’s Rhyme of the Troll” in a Rare Recording

“One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them…”

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Vintage Illustrations for Tolkien’s <em>The Hobbit</em> from Around the World
Vintage Illustrations for Tolkien’s The Hobbit from Around the World

A visual voyage there and back again.

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J.R.R. Tolkien’s Little-Known, Gorgeous Art
J.R.R. Tolkien’s Little-Known, Gorgeous Art

An important side of the beloved writer, who was as much an artist of pictures as he was of words.

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Tolkien Reads from <em>The Hobbit</em> in Rare Archival Audio from His First Encounter with a Tape Recorder
Tolkien Reads from The Hobbit in Rare Archival Audio from His First Encounter with a Tape Recorder

“He was Gollum — as dark as darkness, except for two big round pale eyes.”

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Mr. Bliss: Tolkien’s Little-Known Children’s Book for His Own Kids, Lovingly Handwritten and Illustrated by the Author Himself
Mr. Bliss: Tolkien’s Little-Known Children’s Book for His Own Kids, Lovingly Handwritten and Illustrated by the Author Himself

“‘What color?’ said Mr. Binks. ‘Bright yellow,’ said Mr. Bliss, ‘inside and out.'”

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J.R.R. Tolkien on Fairy Tales, Language, the Psychology of Fantasy, and Why There’s No Such Thing as Writing “For Children”
J.R.R. Tolkien on Fairy Tales, Language, the Psychology of Fantasy, and Why There’s No Such Thing as Writing “For Children”

“Creative fantasy, because it is mainly trying to do something else … may open your hoard and let all the locked things fly away like cage-birds.”

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