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256 pages
Published May 13th 1993 by Mandarin
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Ettelwen
Apr 07, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Tohle je taková malá zrůdnost. Plno gramatických chyb jako takových, překlepy v názvech míst, vynechávání spojek a stylisticky hrozně poskládané věty. A nakonec ilustrace? Některé opravdu stojí za to.

Obsahově kniha pobírá neskutečné množství pojmů, ale rozhodně je lepší mít načtený jak Silmarillion, tak trilogii a Hobita. A nakonec je to David Day, neříkám, že dělal kopance, ale nechává se rád unést vlastní prezentací.
Katrin
Aug 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
What a great book this was! I have read so much by Tolkien, but never something so helpful. So many things have become clear to me for the first time, for example all the different kinds of elves and why they were named like this, which ones completed their journey to the undying lands, which not etc etc. Mister Day, a really awesome work and helpful for people like me who easily get confused and forget names and so on. What would have made me give 5 starts would be a graphic chronology with all ...more
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David Day (b. 14 October 1947 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a Canadian author of over forty books: poetry, natural history, ecology, mythology, fantasy, and children's literature. Internationally he is most notably known for his literary criticism on J. R. R. Tolkien and his works.

After finishing high school in Victoria, British Columbia, Day worked as a logger for five years on Vancouver Isla
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