Well, it is now official.
In a statement made this morning on the J.R.R. Tolkien Official Facebook page, it was announced that The Fall of Gondolin, written by J.R.R. Tolkien and edited by Christopher Tolkien, will be published on August 30, 2018. Continue reading “The Fall of Gondolin to be released in August 2018”
The Official J.R.R. Tolkien Facebook page has said that a “big announcement” will be made sometime tomorrow.
They have also included the above tantalising picture in the post. Continue reading “Tolkien “big announcement” coming tomorrow!”
(C) John Howe
I deliberately withheld writing about this news at any point yesterday, as the annual pranking event of April Fool’s took over the internet.
In order to ensure this was no typical joke, the rumoured whispers from distant shores seem to have declared the potential release of a “Tolkien Book” in August this year. Continue reading “Are we looking at a New Tolkien Book on The Fall of Gondolin?”
It is the 3rd of January, and that means only one thing: the annual toast to celebrate J.R.R. Tolkien’s birth date. Continue reading “The Traditional Tolkien Toast”
It takes me around 2.5-3 weeks to read a 200-page book. With that in mind, I’ve calculated that over the years my annual read of The Lord of the Rings occupies a good 3-month period. This year I’ve managed to whittle that down to 2.5 months – which is impressive for me. Although I know the source material and seem to breeze through each page, I never somehow manage to complete the book in that 1 or 2-week reading period that some fans claims to be able to do. Continue reading “Books I’ve Read In 2017”
Yet another 25 December is fast approaching, and it is time for the traditional blog post where I extend my best wishes to all readers and followers of A Tolkienist’s Perspective.
Continue reading “Merry Christmas!”
Day 2 of Tolkien Week and I thought I’d share with you a couple of photos I’ve taken of some collectibles and my observations on their interesting facial expressions.
Continue reading “Tolkien Week 2017: Day 2”