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Allen & Unwin is an Australian independent publishing company, established in Australia in 1976 as a subsidiary of the British firm George Allen & Unwin Ltd., which was founded by Sir Stanley Unwin in August 1914 and went on to become one of the leading publishers of the twentieth century.
In J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional Middle-earth, Anduin is the Sindarin name for the Great River of Wilderland, the longest river in the Third Age (the original Sindarin name means Long River).
Anthony Boucher (born William Anthony Parker White; August 21, 1911 – April 29, 1968) was an American crime and fantastic fiction editor and author of mystery novels and short stories and radio drama scripts in those fields.
Aragorn II, son of Arathorn is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium.
Éomer is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium.
Balrogs are fictional creatures who appear in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium.
Barad-dûr, the “Dark Tower,” is a fictional place in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth writings and is described in The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and other works.
Boromir is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium.
The Dead Marshes is a fictional place from J. R. R. Tolkien's universe, Middle-earth.
Edgbaston Waterworks (Edgbaston Pumping Station) lies to the east of Edgbaston Reservoir, two miles west of the centre of Birmingham, England.
Ents are a race of beings in J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy world Middle-earth who closely resemble trees.
Eric Rücker Eddison, CB, CMG (24 November 1882 – 18 August 1945) was an English civil servant and author, writing epic fantasy novels under the name E. R. Eddison.
Fangorn (Sindarin:; "Beardtree") in J.R.R. Tolkien's Legendarium, was a forest located in the fictional world of Middle-earth and was the home of the tree shepherds, the Ents.
Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.
In J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium, Faramir is a fictional character appearing in The Lord of the Rings.
Most of the cuisine found in the fictional world of Middle-earth is real food from Earth history.
Frodo Baggins is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, and the main protagonist of The Lord of the Rings.
Gandalf is a fictional character and one of the protagonists in J. R. R. Tolkien's novels The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
Gimli is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium, featured in The Lord of the Rings.
Gollum is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium.
Gondor is a fictional kingdom in J. R. R. Tolkien's writings, described as the greatest realm of Men in the west of Middle-earth by the end of the Third Age.
Gríma, called (the) Wormtongue, is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
In J. R. R. Tolkien's high fantasy writings, Helm's Deep was a large valley in the north-western White Mountains of Middle-earth.
High fantasy or epic fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy, defined either by the epic nature of its setting or by the epic stature of its characters, themes, or plot.
Hobbits are a fictional, diminutive, humanoid race who inhabit the lands of Middle-earth in J. R. R. Tolkien’s fiction.
The Huorns are fictional creatures from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium.
In J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, Isengard is a large fortress in the fictional universe of Middle-earth.
In J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional Middle-earth, Ithilien is a region and fiefdom of the kingdom of Gondor.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, (Tolkien pronounced his surname, see his phonetic transcription published on the illustration in The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One. Christopher Tolkien. London: Unwin Hyman, 1988. (The History of Middle-earth; 6). In General American the surname is also pronounced. This pronunciation no doubt arose by analogy with such words as toll and polka, or because speakers of General American realise as, while often hearing British as; thus or General American become the closest possible approximation to the Received Pronunciation for many American speakers. Wells, John. 1990. Longman pronunciation dictionary. Harlow: Longman, 3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.
Legolas (pronounced) is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium.
Lifeline Theatre was founded in Chicago, Illinois, United States, in 1983 by five Northwestern University graduates —Meryl Friedman, Suzanne Plunkett, Kathee Sills, Sandy Snyder Pietz, and Steve Totland.
Middle-earth, the main setting of J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, contains many rivers, some of which are described below.
Middle-earth is the fictional setting of much of British writer J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium.
Numerous computer and video games have been inspired by J. R. R. Tolkien's works set in Middle-earth.
J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth fantasy legendarium includes several noteworthy objects.
J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth fantasy writings include many wars and battles set in the lands of Aman, Beleriand, Númenor, and Middle-earth.
Minas Morgul (. Sindarin: Tower of Black Sorcery), also known by its earlier name of Minas Ithil (Sindarin: Tower of the Rising Moon), or in its full name Minas Ithil in the Morgul Vale, is a fictional fortified city in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth.
Minas Tirith (Sindarin), originally named Minas Anor, is a fictional city and castle in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth writings.
The stories of J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium contain references to numerous places.
In J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional world of Middle-earth, Mordor (pronounced; from Sindarin Black Land and Quenya Land of Shadow) was the region occupied and controlled by Sauron, in the southeast of northwestern Middle-earth to the East of Anduin, the great river.
In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Moria was the name given at the beginning of the late Third Age to an enormous and by then very ancient underground complex in north-western Middle-earth, comprising a vast network of tunnels, chambers, mines and huge halls or mansions, that ran under and ultimately through the Misty Mountains.
Mount Doom is a fictional volcano in J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium.
The Nazgûl (from Black Speech nazg, "ring", and gûl, "wraith, spirit", possibly related to gul, "sorcery" or a wordplay on "ghoul"), also called Ringwraiths, Ring-wraiths, Black Riders, Dark Riders, the Nine Riders, or simply the Nine, are fictional characters in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium.
The One Ring is an artefact that appears as the central plot element in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings (1954–55).
In J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy writings, Orcs are a race of creatures who are used as soldiers and henchmen by both the greater and lesser villains of The Silmarillion, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings—Morgoth, Sauron and Saruman.
A palantír (pl. palantíri) is a fictional magical artefact from J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium.
Perrott's Folly,, also known as The Monument, or The Observatory, is a 29-metre (96-foot) tall tower, built in 1758.
Sir Peter Robert Jackson (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter and film producer.
Ralph Bakshi (born October 29, 1938) is an American director of animated and live-action films.
In J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, the Rangers of Ithilien, also known as the Rangers of the South and Rangers of Gondor, were an elite group of the Southern Dúnedain warriors who scouted in and guarded the land of Ithilien.
Rayner Stephens Unwin CBE (23 December 1925 – 23 November 2000) was an English publisher, who served as the chairman of the publishing firm George Allen & Unwin, which had been founded by his father Sir Stanley Unwin.
Rohan (from Sindarin Rochand) is a kingdom in J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy setting of Middle-earth.
Samwise "Sam" Gamgee (later known as Samwise Gardner)Appendix C to The Lord of the Rings is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium.
Saruman the White is a fictional character and a major antagonist in J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings.
Sauron is the title character and main antagonist of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
Shelob is a fictional giant spider from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium.
Sting is a fictional artefact from J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy universe of Middle-earth.
Théoden is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy novel, The Lord of the Rings.
The Fellowship of the Ring is the first of three volumes of the epic novel The Lord of the Rings by the English author J. R. R. Tolkien.
The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English author and scholar J. R. R. Tolkien.
The Lord of the Rings is a 1978 American-British-Spanish animated high fantasy film directed by Ralph Bakshi.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 2001 epic adventure fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson based on the first volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings (1954–1955).
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic high fantasy adventure film produced, written, and directed by Peter Jackson based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic high fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson and based on the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings.
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (usually referred to as F&SF) is a U.S. fantasy and science fiction magazine first published in 1949 by Fantasy House, a subsidiary of Lawrence Spivak's Mercury Press.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Return of the King is the third and final volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, following The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers.
Tolkien's legendarium is the body of J. R. R. Tolkien's mythopoetic writing that forms the background to his The Lord of the Rings.
Treebeard (Sindarin: Fangorn) is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth fantasy writings.
The Uruk-hai are fictional characters in J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional universe of Middle-earth.
In the fictional high fantasy-world of J. R. R. Tolkien, the War of the Ring was fought between Sauron and the free peoples of Middle-earth for control of the One Ring and dominion over the continent.
In J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, the White Council is a group of elves and wizards of Middle-earth, formed to contest the growing power of Dol Guldur (Sauron's stronghold in Mirkwood), at the request of Galadriel, the co-ruler of Lothlorien.
In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Wizards of Middle-earth are a group of beings outwardly resembling Men but possessing much greater physical and mental power.