The Hobbit's reader's guide for students (in Spanish)
- Spanish publishing house Espasa Calpe is going to publish The Hobbit's
reader's guide for students (in Spanish), as part of the relaunching of
their "Colección Austral", dedicated to the republishing of classical
authors of universal literature. For the first time in this collection,
Espasa will publish works of contemporary authors such as J.R.R. Tolkien.
This edition of The Hobbit contains, apart from the story of Bilbo Baggins,
a J.R.R. Tolkien's biography, chronology and bibliography, a reader's guide
for students with activities and a glossary of terms of Middle-Earth.
It is the first time that a reader's guide of a Tolkien work is published in
Spanish. The guide has been edited by Paola Castagno (myself) (co-author of
J.R.R. Tolkien: Preguntas Frecuentes (y no tan frecuentes), a book answering
some F.A.Q.s about Middle-Earth and Tolkien 's work and life) and Leandro
Pascual (webmaster of www.elfenomeno.com , a Spanish site devoted to J.R.R.
The book will be released in October 2nd, in Spain.
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