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Bilbo's Last Song - J.R.R. Tolkien
Bilbo's Last Song
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Bilbo’s Last Song is considered by many to be Tolkien’s epilogue to his classic work The Lord of the Rings. As Bilbo Baggins takes his final voyage to the Undying Lands, he must say goodbye to Middle-earth. Poignant and lyrical, the song is both a longing to set forth on his ultimate journey and... show more
Bilbo’s Last Song is considered by many to be Tolkien’s epilogue to his classic work The Lord of the Rings. As Bilbo Baggins takes his final voyage to the Undying Lands, he must say goodbye to Middle-earth. Poignant and lyrical, the song is both a longing to set forth on his ultimate journey and a tender farewell to friends left behind.

Pauline Baynes’s jewel-like illustrations lushly depict both this final voyage and scenes from The Hobbit, as Bilbo remembers his first journey while he prepares for his last.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781299057104 (1299057101)
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
Series: Middle-Earth Universe
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Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
4.0 Bilbo's Last Song
Probably the most fitting way leave The Lord of the Rings behind is to visit Bilbo's Last Song. A poem written as a gift to his secretary, Bilbo's Last Stand was published posthumously and serves as an epilogue to The Lord of the Ringsand The Hobbit. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes, the poem make...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
3.0 Bilbo's Last Song
The illustrations are what turn this slight poem into a book- but even with the illustrations, it remains one of the lesser of Tolkien's poems. The pictures are dreamy, lovely, and evocative. Clearly illustrated by someone deeply familiar with JRRT, there's a certain reverence to each page. The poe...
Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it
A very sweet farewell to Middle-Earth, this poem, written from Bilbo's perspective, is worth reading. The illustrations by Pauline Bayne, which also reflect on Bilbo's adventures in The Hobbit, add to the atmosphere of the very brief work.
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