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Wow. That interactive map with the timeline included is fascinating (I just spent a good half hour falling down its various rabbit holes).

Seems like those out for making a quick buck off Tolkien in print form will never die out, though, alas ...
Elentarri's Book Blog 3 years ago
The review is a heaviliy edited version. There was originally a semi-coherent, mini rant about Day and his theft/butchering of Tolkien's work.
I figured as much -- I also see you broke it up into two reviews, of two different (but similar??) books ...
Elentarri's Book Blog 3 years ago
It seems to be a "series" of books with matching cover. Tolkien's villians, Tolkien's heroes (library didn't have that one), an "atlas", a dictionary, and Tolkien's battles. Needless to say, there is a whole lot of overlap and each book is pretty short. They could have made it into one book.
Ah well, but that would have made so much less sense financially ... (sigh).
Midu Reads 3 years ago
Your reviews are making it easier for me to not splurge on the Day books!
Elentarri's Book Blog 3 years ago
Yip - it's really not worth it. I'm sooooo glad I didn't buy them. You can also find all the graphics just by searching for specific topics on the internet. I don't think there was anything specifically comissioned for these bookse except possibley the timelines.

Get this book instead if you have the urge for more Tolkien:
Making of Middle-Earth by Christopher A Snyder.
Midu Reads 3 years ago
Thank you, I will! :)