Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,
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August Books 6) A Guide to Tolkien, by David Day

I'm sorry to say that this simply recycles text from Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia without even the benefit of the illustrations. As before, separate entries for (eg) Amon Amarth, Mount Doom and Orodruin despite all being the same thing, with no cross-referencing internally or to the actual works. The introduction promises to bring in some of the material from the History of Middle Earth but I didn't spot it. Robert Foster did this better in 1978.
Tags: bookblog 2014, writer: tolkien
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