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An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography The Middle Years

Research v. Literature - excerpt from The Sunday Times 14 April 1946This period lies between the publication of Tolkien's best known works: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.  While Tolkien spent a great deal of time working on both The Lord of the Rings and the writngs that would eventually be published as The Silmarillion, he was also writing and publishing a wide variety of other materials.

Within this section of the site there will be something of interest, no matter what your interests - Farmer Giles of Ham, Leaf by Niggle, The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, poetry, various "academic" items and some newspaper pieces.


Farmer Giles of Ham


The image opposite shows the opening paragraph of a book review by Tolkien, published in The Sunday Times on 14 April 1946.

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