The Hobbit Companion
Written by David Day
Illustrated by Lidia Postma
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For Hobbit fans everywhere both young and old, The Hobbit Companion is an absolute treat that's not to be missed. Exploring the brilliant web of verbal hocus-pocus that J.R.R. Tolkien delightedly spun in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, master Hobbit investigator David Day reveals the myriad crafty puns and riddles, hidden meanings and mythical associations beneath the saga's thrilling surface. Intriguing to the uninitiated, enchanting to the Tolkien enthusiast, The Hobbit Companion can only enhance our enjoyment of this dark, mysterious world. Featuring Lidia Postma's beautiful illustrations, The Hobbit Companion delves into the Hobbit world, looking in depth at the tales' main individual characters, such as Bilbo and Frodo Baggins and Gandalf the Wizard, other folk who share their lands from Goblins and Dwarves to Trolls and Giants, and the lands themselves, including Tookland, Buckland, the town of Hobbiton and the Shire.
A great companion to the book and to the film series based upon the book - An Unexpected Journey (2012), The Desolation of Smaug (2013) and There and Back Again (2014).
The Hobbit Companion by David Day
Exploring the brilliant web of verbal hocus-pocus that J.R.R. Tolkien delightedly spun in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, master hobbit investigator David Day reveals the myriad crafty puns and riddles, hidden meanings, and mythical associations beneath the saga's thrilling surface. Intriguing to the uninitiated, enchanting to the Tolkien enthusiast, The Hobbit Companion can only enhance our enjoyment of his dark, mysterious world.
The Hobbit is also the subject of a three-part film adaptation; Peter Jackson, director of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, directed, produced and co-wrote. The three parts were filmed in New Zealand..
Day's enthusiasm is infectious, and he concisely retells the myths he examines with some verve. -- SFX Magazine on Tolkien's Ring
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