A Dictionary of Sources of Tolkien
The spellbinding world of Middle-earth is full of beasts and battles, heroes and heroines, and the struggle between good and evil.
In this dictionary of sources, Tolkien scholar and best-selling author David Day's four decades of research inform us about the lands, inhabitants, languages, geography and history of Middle-earth.
This compelling encyclopedia on Tolkien's world also includes over 200 illustrations and an appendix that examines the legends that were key sources for Tolkien's creations - the Völsunga Saga, the Nibelungenlied, and Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle.
David Day is a Canadian poet and author. He was born 1947. He is best known for his books of J. R. R. Tolkien and his works. He has also written several children's books and nonfiction works about ecology, extinct and endangered species.