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Farmer Giles of Ham - J.R.R. Tolkien, Wayne G. Hammond, Christina Scull, Pauline Baynes
Farmer Giles of Ham
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The editors of the best-selling rediscovered Tolkien novel Roverandom present an expanded fiftieth anniversary edition of Tolkien's beloved classic Farmer Giles of Ham, complete with a map, the original story outline, the original first-edition illustrations by Pauline Baynes, and the author's... show more
The editors of the best-selling rediscovered Tolkien novel Roverandom present an expanded fiftieth anniversary edition of Tolkien's beloved classic Farmer Giles of Ham, complete with a map, the original story outline, the original first-edition illustrations by Pauline Baynes, and the author's notes for an unpublished sequel. Farmer Giles of Ham is a light-hearted satire for readers of all ages that tells the tale of a reluctant hero who must save his village from a dragon. It is a small gem of a tale that grows more delightful with each re-reading.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780618009367 (0618009361)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
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5.0 Farmer Giles of Ham : The Rise and Wonderful Adventures of Farmer Giles, Lord of Tame, Count of Worminghall, and King of the Little Kingdom
Originally posted here.Farmer Giles of Ham pretty much epitomizes everything I love about Tolkien.  We get a winking narrator, similar to the narrator of The Hobbit; there's a hand-drawn map; it's full of humour and little philological jokes and asides; best of all, it does what he set out to do wit...
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