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  • Hardcover
  • 288
  • A Tolkien Bestiary
  • David Day
  • English
  • 03 September 2020
  • 9780517120774

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David Day ✓ 0 Read A Tolkien Bestiary Summary ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Here is the comprehensive reference guide for the millions of fans of the Hobbit and the Lord Of The Rings trilogy All of the imaginary beasts monsters fauna and flor. In ye olden days of the mid 1980s books and bookstores focused on money and power Finances and the law were hot topicselves and magic not so much So when I a humble Tolkien fan discovered this brilliant tome of all things Tolkien I nearly cried A Tolkien Bestiary is an illustrated collection of Middle Earth creatures The drawings are stark they are beautiful they evoke emotion and brought to life the author s work at a time when there was little else to go on visually aside from though personally beloved and earnest as they were honestly subpar animated movies I reveled in this thick book packed with all manner of man and monster It sparked imagination in me in a way few things have ever done Rating 4 stars wan extra given purely out of love

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David Day ✓ 0 Read A Tolkien Bestiary Summary ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Chronology of all the historical ages a general index genealogies of the races of men maps and a special index referring to Tolkien's original works are also include. More like an illustrated encyclopedia inspired by the medieval bestiary tradition than a true bestiary There s much broad Tolkienic lore here than a focused guide to beasts would contain and the illustrations are nothing like an alchemic anatomy or even an Audubon fieldbook More often they depict scenes events and moods instead A decent resource despite the misleading title

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David Day ✓ 0 Read A Tolkien Bestiary Summary ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook A of JRR Tolkien's lush fantasy worlds of the Middle Earth and the Undying Lands are presented in that 100 black and white illustrations and 36 full color paintings A. A Tolkien Bestiary is certainly an indispensable work for any Tolkien devotee and helps one get to grips with the elaborate world of the Undying Lands and Middle Earth If you want to do some research into a topic related to Tolkien s world the Bestiary provides a perfect source without having to spend ages flipping through the pages of The Hobbit The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion Further David Day brings these works together and presents the whole picture of Middle EarthOne intriguing way in which this is done is through three beautifully illustrated sections in the book which trace the history of Tolkien s world from the Vision and Creation of Arda to the Departure of the Ringbearers A Tolkien Bestiary is a highly comprehensive work with maps timelines and genealogiesIf one refers to the Genealogy of the Races of Elves for example one can look at the entries for all the groups mentioned starting with the lengthy article on Elves as well as the smaller articles on the various other names used for Elves such as Fair Folk One can then go on to look at the various families of Elfkind and the entries under the different names for eachHence you can find articles on the Eldar also known West Elves Avari also known as East Elves Vanyar or Fair Elves Noldor or Deep Elves Sindar or Elves Silvan or wood Elves etcSimilarly this can be done with the other races of Middle Earth the Dwarves Men Hobbits Ents Orcs Trolls Balrogs etc as well as the roles played by animals in Middle EarthWhat really makes the book a pleasurable experience to look at are the wonderful illustrations from the remarkably talented artists in this workThese drawings really bring Tolkien s work to life and the colour illustrations are genuine works of art which make this book the perfect coffee table bookA Tolkien Bestiary is certainly an indispensable work for any Tolkien devotee and helps one get to grips with the elaborate world of the Undying Lands and Middle Earth If you want to do some research into a topic related to Tolkien s world the Bestiary provides a perfect source without having to spend ages flipping through the pages of The Hobbit The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion Further David Day brings these works together and presents the whole picture of Middle EarthOne intriguing way in which this is done is through three beautifully illustrated sections in the book which trace the history of Tolkien s world from the Vision and Creation of Arda to the Departure of the Ringbearers A Tolkien Bestiary is a highly comprehensive work with maps timelines and genealogiesIf one refers to the Genealogy of the Races of Elves for example one can look at the entries for all the groups mentioned starting with the lengthy article on Elves as well as the smaller articles on the various other names used for Elves such as Fair Folk One can then go on to look at the various families of Elfkind and the entries under the different names for eachHence you can find articles on the Eldar also known West Elves Avari also known as East Elves Vanyar or Fair Elves Noldor or Deep Elves Sindar or Elves Silvan or wood Elves etcSimilarly this can be done with the other races of Middle Earth the Dwarves Men Hobbits Ents Orcs Trolls Balrogs etc as well as the roles played by animals in Middle EarthWhat really makes the book a pleasurable experience to look at are the wonderful illustrations from the remarkably talented artists in this workThese drawings really bring Tolkien s work to life and the colour illustrations are genuine works of art which make this book the perfect coffee table book