The Tolkien Reader

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The Tolkien Reader
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Cover of the first edition
Author J. R. R. Tolkien
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Fantasy short stories, play, essay, poetry
Publisher Ballantine Books
Publication date
September 1966[1]
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages xvi, 24, 112, 79, 64 pp (contents separately paginated)
ISBN 0-345-34506-1 (reprint)
OCLC 49979134
Preceded by Tree and Leaf
Followed by The Road Goes Ever On

The Tolkien Reader is an anthology of works by J. R. R. Tolkien. It includes a variety of short stories, poems, a play and some non-fiction by Tolkien. It compiles material previously published as three separate shorter books (Tree and Leaf, Farmer Giles of Ham, and The Adventures of Tom Bombadil) together with one additional piece and introductory material. It was published in 1966 by Ballantine Books in the USA.[2]



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