Roverandom

Roverandom, a full-length book of fantasy written by JRR Tolkien, was first published in 1998.THE BACKGROUNDThe history of Roverandom is a somewhat complicated one,…
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Leaf by Niggle

"Leaf by Niggle" is one of Tolkien’s lesser-known works, a short work which Tolkien noted in a letter to Stanley Unwin “cost me no pains at all” (Letters of JRR Tolkien 98). This…
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Farmer Giles of Ham

Farmer Giles of Ham is a minor work written by JRR Tolkien, one of the most well-known and beloved writers of the twentieth century.Farmer Giles of Ham was written in 1946-47…
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Books by Tolkien

JRR Tolkien was one of the foremost writers of the 20th century. Many books by Tolkien are considered classics, and continue to be extremely influential today.The release of…
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The Tolkien Reader

The Tolkien Reader is a compilation of short works by JRR Tolkien, first published in 1966.The Tolkien Reader contains an introductory essay by Peter S. Beagle entitled…
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Frodo Baggins

Frodo Baggins is the well-known “ringbearer” and hero of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, in which he undertook the quest to carry the One Ring to Mt. Doom in Mordor where it…
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Tom Bombadil

Tom Bombadil is perhaps the most hotly-debated and enigmatic character in all of JRR Tolkien’s writings. He appears in only three chapters of The Fellowship of the Ring, and yet…
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