The Tolkien Reader

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The Tolkien Reader
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Cover of the first edition
AuthorJ. R. R. Tolkien
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
GenreFantasy short stories, play, essay, poetry
PublisherBallantine Books
Publication date
September 1966[1]
Media typePrint (Paperback)
Pagesxvi, 24, 112, 79, 64 pp (contents separately paginated)
ISBN0-345-34506-1 (reprint)
OCLC49979134
Preceded byTree and Leaf 
Followed byThe 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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