5. The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis I grew up reading Lewis’ Narnia series. They carved a path straight through my mind that drove me into new world through the fantasy genre. There is only one book from my childhood that had more of an impact, and it’s next on the list…
Tag: J.R.R. Tolkien
My Review Rating: 4.5/5 This book is a brief summary of the creation of Arda and the events that passed during the first, second, and third ages of Middle-earth. The history of this world that Tolkien has built is wonderfully complex so The Silmarillion is a perfect starting point for anyone who wants to learn its history.
Tolkien’s works are punctuated by dramatic and explosive battles. Whether it is Men versus Orcs or Goblins versus Dwarves, the history of Middle-earth has seen some of the greatest characters pitted against each other time and again. From the iconic battle of Helm’s Deep to the destruction of Isengard, The Battles of Tolkien analyses each battle, with
Exploring the geography of Middle-earth and the Undying Lands with this comprehensive atlas. Full-colour maps are featured throughout, charting the shaping of the Arda from its creation to the events of the Third Age. Through beautiful full-page illustrations of the key places and events of Tolkien’s world, this book tells the story of how the countries
Full of beautiful illustrations, this book is an indispensable guide to the rich, mythical world of Middle-earth and the Undying Lands. Arranged in a handy A-Z format, this book explores and explains the creatures, plants, events and strange places that make up these strange and wonderful lands. It is essential reading for anyone who loves
Frodo Baggins is a Hobbit from the Shire. His uncle, Bilbo, has a ring from one of his adventures with the dwarves from way before Frodo was even born. This ring is dangerous, and powerful people are after it. This collection of Tolkien’s three ‘Lord of the Rings’ novels throws us into the tale of
My Review My Rating: 5/5 This novel follows the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit from the shire. He joins Gandalf and a company of Dwarves to retake their home from the dragon Smaug. Full of fun and adventure, this tale is a perfect introduction to this world and the story of the end of