Category: Reviews

Children of Húrin Audiobook

Title: The Children of Húrin Narrator: Christopher Lee Year Published: 2007 Summary The Children of Húrin audiobook, unabridged, is read by Christopher Lee. The story is set in the First Age, millennia before the events of The Lord of the Rings. It tells the story of Húrin Thalion, the only man to defy the Dark Lord Morgoth to his face. More specifically, the story follows…

Lord of the Rings Audiobook

Title: J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings Narrator: Rob Inglis Year Published: 1990 Summary The Lord of the Rings audiobook, unabridged, is read by Rob Inglis. The audiobook includes all of the poems and songs–even those in Quenya or Sindarin. The songs are actually sung, which is a nice touch. Being unabridged, of course it’s quite long–nearly 55 hours on 46 CDs (if…

Review: The Book of Lost Tales I

Title: The Book of Lost Tales 1 Author: J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien Year Published: 1983 Summary The Book of Lost Tales 1 is the first in the History of Middle-earth series, which chronicles the history of the writing of Middle-earth. The whole series is edited by Christopher Tolkien, J.R.R.’s son. During his lifetime, Christopher was one of Tolkien’s primary…

Tolkien Trivia by William MacKay

Title: Tolkien Trivia: A Middle-earth Miscellany Author: William MacKay Year Published: 2012 Summary Tolkien Trivia is just want it sounds like: a book of trivia about Middle-earth. It’s written in question and answer form; the questions are on one side of the page and the answers are on the back of the page. The trivia is split into different sections: The Mythmaker…