Liber Novus Book

Liber Novus


  • Author : C. G. Jung
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2012-12-17
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 582
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393089080

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Liber Novus Book Description :

Presents the Swiss psychologist's thoughts, experiences, and everything he felt after a period of time spent seeing visions, hearing voices, and inducing hallucinations.

The Hobbit Sketchbook Book

The Hobbit Sketchbook


  • Author : Alan Lee
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 0358380200

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The Hobbit Sketchbook Book Description :

This richly illustrated book celebrates in words and pictures the beautiful work that award-winning artist Alan Lee produced for J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, and includes dozens of brand-new paintings and pencil drawings exploring the world of Bilbo Baggins. Since The Hobbit was first published in 1937, generations of readers have fallen under its spell. That magic was reignited sixty years later when Alan Lee was commissioned to produce a special illustrated edition, and his delicate pencil drawings and beautiful watercolor paintings have become for many the definitive vision of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. In this sumptuous, large-format hardback, Alan Lee reveals in pictures and in words how he created these images, which would prove so powerful, matching perfectly with Tolkien's own vision, that they would eventually define the look of Peter Jackson's film adaptations and earn Alan a coveted Academy Award. The Hobbit Sketchbook is filled with more than 100 of Lee's sketches and early conceptual pieces, which reveal how the project progressed from idea to finished art. It also contains a wealth of brand-new full-color paintings and sketches drawn specially for this book, which unlock the secrets of how Alan creates his own magic and provide a fascinating insight into the imagination of the man who breathed new life into Tolkien's vision.

A Tolkien Compass Book
Score: 4
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A Tolkien Compass


  • Author : Walter Scheps
  • Publisher : Open Court Publishing
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN 10 : 0875483038

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A Tolkien Compass Book Description :

The structure, content, and character of Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are dealt with in ten critical essays.

Tolkien s Ring Book
Score: 4
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Tolkien s Ring


  • Author : David Day
  • Publisher : Pavilion Books
  • Release Date : 2012-11-26
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 9781909108493

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Tolkien s Ring Book Description :

In Tolkien's Ring, David Dayshows how theLord of the Rings is the result of an ancient story-telling tradition; and how, by drawing upon the world's primary myths and legends, J.R.R Tolkien created his own mythology for the twentieth century.

The Complete Guide to Middle earth Book
Score: 4.5
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The Complete Guide to Middle earth


  • Author : Robert Foster
  • Publisher : Del Rey Books
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345449764

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The Complete Guide to Middle earth Book Description :

Lists every character, event, and place in all of Tolkien's books set in Middle-Earth, incorporating detailed references to "The Silmarillion," which the author considered his most important work.

The Fellowship of the Ring Book
Score: 4
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The Fellowship of the Ring


  • Author : J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2014-12-16
  • Genre: Baggins, Frodo (Fictitious character)
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 0008108293

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The Fellowship of the Ring Book Description :

Large print hardback edition of the first volume of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure, The Lord of the Rings, complete with fold-out map. Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power -- the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring -- the ring that rules them all -- which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. In a sleepy village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task, as his elderly cousin Bilbo entrusts the Ring to his care. Frodo must leave his home and make a perilous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the Ring and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose. Now available in large print and impossible to describe in a few words, JRR Tolkien's great work of imaginative fiction has been labelled both a heroic romance and a classic fantasy fiction. By turns comic and homely, epic and diabolic, the narrative moves through countless changes of scene and character in an imaginary world which is totally convincing in its detail.

J R R  Tolkien Book
Score: 4.5
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J R R Tolkien


  • Author : Humphrey Carpenter
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2014-03-04
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547524429

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J R R Tolkien Book Description :

The authorized biography of the creator of Middle-earth. In the decades since his death in September 1973, millions have read THE HOBBIT, THE LORD OF THE RINGS, and THE SILMARILLION and become fascinated about the very private man behind the books. Born in South Africa in January 1892, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was orphaned in childhood and brought up in near-poverty. He served in the first World War, surviving the Battle of the Somme, where he lost many of the closest friends he'd ever had. After the war he returned to the academic life, achieving high repute as a scholar and university teacher, eventually becoming Merton Professor of English at Oxford where he was a close friend of C.S. Lewis and the other writers known as The Inklings. Then suddenly his life changed dramatically. One day while grading essay papers he found himself writing 'In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit' -- and worldwide renown awaited him. Humphrey Carpenter was given unrestricted access to all Tolkien's papers, and interviewed his friends and family. From these sources he follows the long and painful process of creation that produced THE LORD OF THE RINGS and THE SILMARILLION and offers a wealth of information about the life and work of the twentieth century's most cherished author.

Realm of the Ring Lords Book

Realm of the Ring Lords


  • Author : Laurence Gardner
  • Publisher : Fair Winds Press
  • Release Date : 2003-01-01
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 1931412146

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Realm of the Ring Lords Book Description :

The magical history of the Ring Lords, alluded to in J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Lord of the Rings, has been largely consigned to legend and half-remembered battles between good and evil. Shrouded in supernatural enigma, its legacy lives on in fascinating tales of fairies, elves, witches, and vampires. The most popular Grail stories relate to Arthurian tales of Guinevere’s golden Ring and the great iron-clad Ring of Camelot—the Knights of the Round Table. When this Ring was broken, the land fell into chaos and the forces of darkness reigned over the earth, starlight, and forest. Why do we sense deeper truths behind the mysteries of the Ring and the Grail? Why have their common enhancements been distorted and hidden? The ancient guardians of our culture have never featured positively in academic teachings, for they were the Shining Ones: the real progenitors of our heritage. Instead, their reality was quashed from the earliest days of Inquisitional suppression and the literal diminution of their figures caused a parallel diminishing of their history. In truth, however, the sovereign legacy of our culture comes from a place and time that might just as well be called Middle-earth as by any other name. It lingers beyond the twilight portal in the long distant realm of the Ring Lords.

Catafalque  2 Volume Set  Book
Score: 3
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Catafalque 2 Volume Set


  • Author : Peter Kingsley
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-11
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 848
  • ISBN 10 : 1999638409

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Catafalque 2 Volume Set Book Description :

Catafalque offers a revolutionary new reading of the great psychologist Carl Jung as mystic, gnostic and prophet for our time. Much more than a brilliant spiritual biography, this book holds the key to understanding why western culture is dying--and what we, now, can do to help it.

The Power of Tolkien s Prose Book

The Power of Tolkien s Prose


  • Author : S. Walker
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2009-11-23
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 213
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230101661

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The Power of Tolkien s Prose Book Description :

Shortlisted for the 2011 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award forInklingsStudies Tolkien's unparalleled popularity has been largely attributed to his gifts as a storyteller and his thematic currency. But The Lord of the Rings may have become a modern classic for a deeper reason than we've noticed: Tolkien is a first-rate stylist. The Power of Tolkien's Prose illuminates the multifaceted appeal of Tolkien's prose style in dimensions ranging from his fantastic realism to his revitalizing imagery to his dynamic narrative to his expansive characterization to his engaging language. Viewed through the lens of Steve Walker's stylistic appreciation, Tolkien's fiction emerges as a new dimension of perception.

A Companion to J  R  R  Tolkien Book

A Companion to J R R Tolkien


  • Author : Stuart D. Lee
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-05-26
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119656029

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A Companion to J R R Tolkien Book Description :

This is a complete resource for scholars and students of Tolkien, as well as avid fans, with coverage of his life, work, dominant themes, influences, and the critical reaction to his writing. An in-depth examination of Tolkien’s entire work by a cadre of top scholars Provides up-to-date discussion and analysis of Tolkien’s scholarly and literary works, including his latest posthumous book, The Fall of Arthur, as well as addressing contemporary adaptations, including the new Hobbit films Investigates various themes across his body of work, such as mythmaking, medieval languages, nature, war, religion, and the defeat of evil Discusses the impact of his work on art, film, music, gaming, and subsequent generations of fantasy writers

The Return of the King Book
Score: 4.5
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The Return of the King


  • Author : John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
  • Pages : 491
  • ISBN 10 : 0345339738

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Literature Guide Book

Literature Guide


  • Author : J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2002-09
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 0439411297

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Literature Guide Book Description :

32-page guide for all 3 books!

The J  R  R  Tolkien Collection Book

The J R R Tolkien Collection


  • Author : J R R Tolkien
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2012-08-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 2704
  • ISBN 10 : 0007488203

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The J R R Tolkien Collection Book Description :

This lavish gift box of Tolkien's seminal works comprises five deluxe slipcased editions - The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, and Tales from the Perilous Realm. With an individual retail value of GBP340, this quintet represents a saving of GBP90, and only 100 sets have been made.

Ethics and Form in Fantasy Literature Book

Ethics and Form in Fantasy Literature


  • Author : Lykke Guanio-Uluru
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-08-10
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 261
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137469694

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Ethics and Form in Fantasy Literature Book Description :

Ethics and Form in Fantasy Literature: Tolkien, Rowling and Meyer by Lykke Guanio-Uluru examines formal and ethical aspects of The Lord of the Rings , Harry Potter and the Twilight series in order to discover what best-selling fantasy texts can tell us about the values of contemporary Western culture.

The War of the Ring Book
Score: 4
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The War of the Ring


  • Author : Christopher Tolkien
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010-03-04
  • Genre: Fantasy fiction
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 0007365322

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The War of the Ring Book Description :

By analysing his father's stories Christopher Tolkien shows how unforeseen developments affect the plot in the different stages of the Ring saga. The book includes drawings, plans and maps, some of which are reproductions of J.R.R. Tolkien's originals.

The Fellowship of the Ring Book

The Fellowship of the Ring


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1091222660

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The Fellowship of the Ring Book Description :

In a sleepy village in the Shire, a young hobbit is entrusted with an immense task. He must make a perilous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the ruling ring of power - the only thing that prevents the dark lord's evil dominion.

The Red Fairy Book Book
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

The Red Fairy Book


  • Author : Andrew Lang
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2013-01-30
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486117546

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The Red Fairy Book Book Description :

The famed folklorist collects 37 tales of enchantment, ranging from the familiar ("Rapunzel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," and "The Golden Goose") to lesser-known stories from French, Russian, Danish, and Romanian sources. 97 illustrations.

The J R R  Tolkien Companion   Guide Book

The J R R Tolkien Companion Guide


  • Author : Christina Scull
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 996
  • ISBN 10 : 0618391029

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The J R R Tolkien Companion Guide Book Description :

An in-depth reference to Tolkien's life and works provides brief alphabetical entries on a wide range of topics that encompass the author's source materials, synopses of his writings, a chronology, analysis of his characters, and the personal and historical influences on his writings.

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse tung  Illustrated  Book
Score: 3
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Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse tung Illustrated


  • Author : Mao Zedong
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-05-24
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 178
  • ISBN 10 : 9798648297425

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Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse tung Illustrated Book Description :

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung (Mao Zedong) is a book of selected statements from speeches and writings by Mao, the former Chairman of the Communist Party of China, published from 1964 to about 1976 and widely distributed during the Cultural Revolution.The most popular versions were printed in small sizes that could be easily carried and were bound in bright red covers, becoming commonly known in the West as the Little Red Book.Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung was originally compiled by an office of the PLA Daily (People's Liberation Army Daily) as an inspirational political and military document. The initial publication covered 23 topics with 200 selected quotations by the Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, and was entitled 200 Quotations from Chairman Mao. It was first given to delegates of a conference on 5 January 1964 who were asked to comment on it. In response to the views of the deputies and compilers of the book, the work was expanded to address 25 topics with 267 quotations, and the title was changed simply to Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung.The first draw of which approximately 50 to 60 000 copies were printed, was not for sale but was to provide guidance to members of the People's Liberation Army. In 1967 the book had already been translated into more than 36 languages and over 720 million copies had been printed. The Little Red Book is illustrated by Hou Bo photographs while it is trapped in a laogai (re-education camps).Contents: Lin Bio's epigrahHou Bo's photographs Biographical not