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  • Bibliography (in English) for 2012
  • Compiled by Rebecca Epstein and David Bratman

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Tolkien, J.R.R. Letters from Father Christmas. New ed. London: Harper Collins, 2012.
———. The Qenya Alphabet, ed. Arden R. Smith. Mountain View, CA: Parma Eldalamberon, 2012. Parma Eldalamberon 20.


Archer, Peter, Scott Francis and Jeff Gerke. The Unofficial Hobbit Handbook: Everything I Need to Know About Life I Learned From Tolkien. Cincinnati, OH: Writer’s Digest Books, 2012.
Arduini, Roberto and Claudio A. Testi, eds. The Broken Scythe: Death and Immortality in the Work of J.R.R. Tolkien. Zurich: Walking Tree Publishers, 2012.
Atherton, Mark. There and Back Again: J.R.R. Tolkien and the Origins of The Hobbit. London; New York: Tauris, 2012.
Bassham, Gregory and Eric Bronson, eds. The Hobbit and Philosophy: For When You’ve Lost Your Dwarves, Your Wizard, and Your Way. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2012.
Blackham, Robert S. The J.R.R. Tolkien Miscellany. Stroud, Glocs.: History Press, 2012.
Brown, Devin. The Christian World of The Hobbit. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2012.
Caldecott, Stratford. The Power of the Ring: The Spiritual Vision Behind The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. 2nd ed. New York: Crossroad Publishing Company, 2012.
Cawthorne, Nigel. A Brief Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien: The Unauthorized Guide to the Author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Philadelphia: Running Press, 2011.
Coren, Michael. J.R.R. Tolkien: A Life. St. Catharine’s, Ont.: Freedom Press, 2012. [End Page 327]
Dickerson, Matthew T. A Hobbit Journey: Discovering the Enchantment of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2012.
Duriez, Colin. J.R.R. Tolkien: The Making of a Legend. Oxford: Lion Books, 2012.
Edwards, Raymond. J.R.R. Tolkien: His Life, Work and Faith. London: Catholic Truth Society, 2012.
Flieger, Verlyn. Green Suns and Faërie: Essays on Tolkien. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2012.
Gazzolo, Anne Marie. Moments of Grace and Spiritual Warfare in The Lord of the Rings. Bloomington, IN: West Bow, 2012.
Hanrahan, Gareth. Tolkien’s World: A Guide to the Peoples and Places of Middle-earth. San Rafael, CA: Insight Editions, 2012.
Hooker, Mark T. Tolkien and Welsh (Tolkien a Chymraeg): Essays on J.R.R. Tolkien’s Use of Welsh in his Legendarium. Llyfrawr, 2012.
Hurwitch, Nick. The Unofficial Hobbit Trivia Challenge; Test Your Knowledge and Prove You’re a Real Fan! Avon, MA: Adams Media, 2012.
Irwin, Mark. Pipe Smoking in Middle Earth: The Fellowship of the Smoke Ring. Grand Prairie, TX: Simulacran Press, 2012.
Khoddam, Salwa, and Mark R. Hall, with Jason Fisher, eds. C.S. Lewis and the Inklings: Discovering Hidden Truths. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2012.
Klinger, Judith, ed. Sub-creating Middle-earth: Constructions of Authorship in the Works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Zurich: Walking Tree Publishers, 2012.
Kloczko, Edouard. The Magical World of Tolkien. Paris: Editions Auzou, 2012.
Kreuzer, Christopher, ed. Freedom, Fate and Choice in Middle-earth. London: Tolkien Society, 2012.
MacKay, William C. Tolkien Trivia: A Middle Earth Miscellany. New York: Fall River Press, 2012.
MacLachlan, C.J.M. Tolkien and Wagner: The Ring and Der Ring. Zurich: Walking Tree Publishers, 2012.
Markos, Louis. On the Shoulders of Hobbits: The Road to Virtue with Tolkien and Lewis. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2012. [End Page 328]
Mathison, Phil. Tolkien in East Yorkshire 1917–1918: An Illustrated Tour. Newport, Yorkshire: Dead Good Publications, 2012.
McCarthy, Brian, and Michael Lent (text), and Luis Chichon (art). J.R.R. Tolkien: The True Lord of the Rings. [Vancouver, WA]: Bluewater Productions, 2012.
McFadden, Edward J. Deconstructing Tolkien: A Fundamental Analysis of The Lord of the Rings. 2nd ed. Farmingdale, NY: Padwolf, 2012.
Muhling, Michael. The Real Middle-earth: Discovering the Origin of The Lord of the Rings. Glen Waverly, Vic.: Sid Harta Publishers, 2012.
Nagel, Rainer. Hobbit Place-Names: A Linguistic Excursion Through the Shire. Zurich: Walking Tree Publishers, 2012.
Neimark, Anne E. Mythmaker: The Life of J.R.R. Tolkien, Creator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Rev. ed. Boston: Harcourt Children’s Books, 2012.
Nicholas, Angela P. Aragorn: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Undervalued Hero...


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