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Paul Kocher.
Master of Middle-Earth: The Achievement of J. R. R. Tolkien.

Published Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1974 (previously issued in hardback 1972).
ISBN 0140038779.
Binding: paperback, perfect bound.
Printed in the UK by Cox & Wyman.
Size: 110x180x13mm.
Size: 222pp.
Main language: English.
Overall condition fair: covers scuffed and rubbed, the spine is slightly skewed, but not creased from reading; pages yellowed with age, a bit foxed on the edges; previous owners' names on the half-title page, but the main text appears to be free of marking.


This item £1.50
plus P&P £2.00 within the UK
(please enquire for delivery outside the UK)

[Pimlico reissue in print at £9.00]
Weight without packaging: 136g.

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Emphasises Tolkien's fiction rather than his academic work.

Contents: Middle-earth - an imaginary world?; The Hobbit; Cosmic order; Sauron & the nature of evil; The free peoples; Aragorn; Seven leaves.

Notes: at end of book
Tables: no
Illustrations: no
Maps & plans: no
Genealogies: no
Chronology: no
Glossary: no
Bibliography: 1 page ('bibliographical note')
Index: yes

 

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