Re: [mythsoc] New Tolkien Boxed Set
- At 07:07 AM 1/9/2005 +0000, Blake Adams wrote:
>I've been lurking ever since I resubscribed last year, but I cameIt's going to be a major scholarly resource in its areas of coverage.
>across something on Amazon that I wanted to get some info on to see
>if it would be worth getting. It's the not-yet-released "J.R.R.
>Tolkien Companion" 2-volume set by Wayne G. Hammond and Christina
>Scull. From the editorial previews it looks like it will have a lot
>of interesting info in it, but I wanted to know what better-informed
>people have to say about it.
If you've seen _Roverandom_, _J.R.R. Tolkien, Artist & Illustrator_, or the
50th anniversary edition of _Farmer Giles of Ham_, all easy to find, you'll
know the kind of detailed and meticulous work these scholars do.