Guide to Tolkien's World seeks to do justice to the creatures and their world through more than one hundred fantasy illustrations. All kinds of beings are shown, be they vast winged dragons, earthbound creatures of evil, or simple flowers. David Day has identified and analyzed 129 separate races. Each is clearly explained in terms of its physical appearance, language, behaviour and culture.The purpose of Guide to Tolkien's World is not to retell their stories, but to make Tolkien's own book more accessible by identifying his creatures and explaining their roles in his epic world.
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David Day was born and brought up in Canada. He has published more than twenty books in the fields of poetry, ecology, natural history, fantasy and mythology and a number of award-winning children's books. His writing has also appeared in many magazines and anthologies. His enduring fascination with complex mythologies led him to J.R.R. Tolkien.
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Descrizione libro Bounty Books, 2010. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0753720809
Descrizione libro Bounty, 2010. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 287 pages. 10.75x8.35x0.71 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria zk0753720809