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Synopsis:

The editors of the best-selling rediscovered Tolkien novel Roverandom present an expanded fiftieth anniversary edition of Tolkien's beloved classic Farmer Giles of Ham, complete with a map, the original story outline, the original first-edition illustrations by Pauline Baynes, and the author's notes for an unpublished sequel. Farmer Giles of Ham is a light-hearted satire for readers of all ages that tells the tale of a reluctant hero who must save his village from a dragon. It is a small gem of a tale that grows more delightful with each rereading.

About the Author

One of America's leading Tolkien scholars, Hammond currently resides in Williamstown, Massachusetts with his wife Christina Scull.One of America's leading Tolkien scholars, Scull currrently resides in Williamstown, Massachusetts.J.R.R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892. After serving in the First World War, he embarked upon a distinguished career as a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford University. He is the renowned creator of Middle-earth and author of the great modern classic, The Hobbit, the prelude to his epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings. Other works by J.R.R. Tolkien include The Silmarillion. J.R.R. Tolkien died in 1973 at the age of 81.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618009367
Editor:
Scull, Christina
Editor:
Hammond, Wayne G.
Editor:
Scull, Christina
Author:
Scull, Christina
Author:
Tolkien, J.R.R.
Author:
Hammond, Wayne G.
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Location:
Boston, Mass. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Dragons
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Subject:
Juvenile
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
50
Edition Description:
Anniversary
Series Volume:
3795
Publication Date:
November 1999
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.87x5.58x.76 in. .67 lbs.

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The editors of the best-selling rediscovered Tolkien novel Roverandom present an expanded fiftieth anniversary edition of Tolkien's beloved classic Farmer Giles of Ham, complete with a map, the original story outline, the original first-edition illustrations by Pauline Baynes, and the author's notes for an unpublished sequel. Farmer Giles of Ham is a light-hearted satire for readers of all ages that tells the tale of a reluctant hero who must save his village from a dragon. It is a small gem of a tale that grows more delightful with each rereading.
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