Why We Love Middle-earth

    An Enthusiast’s Book about Tolkien, Middle-earth, and the LotR Fandom

    Series : Why We Love
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      Learn about the man who wrote The Lord of the Rings in this Middle-earth treasury. Full of answers to common questions asked by readers to learn about Middle-earth and the fandom, this book about Tolkien celebrates Why We Love Middle-earth


      “…a great resource for readers and film-viewers who are new to Tolkien and curious about all things Middle-earth.” —Corey Olsen, The Tolkien Professor and president of Signum University

      The Lord of the Rings omnibus for all. Who wrote The Lord of the Rings? What details are in the movies, books, and other stories—and how do they tie together? Intrigued by Amazon’s new show The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power? What’s the story as Tolkien told it? Dive into Middle-earth’s expansive lore with Why We Love Middle-earth, a fandom book about Tolkien’s work.

      The perfect companion for any Middle-earth traveler. Written by beloved Tolkien commenters of The Prancing Pony Podcast, Shawn E. Marchese and Alan Sisto, Why We Love Middle-earth is the ultimate guide to the fandom. Newcomers and existing fans of Tolkien will revel in the dragon’s hoard of information inside.

      Inside, find:

      • A brief history of Tolkien’s creation of Middle-earth, including facts you likely never knew
      • A recommended reading order for Tolkien’s major works, and the reasoning behind it
      • An introduction to some of the real-world influences that inspired Tolkien
      • An overview of some of the most popular branches of the fandom, including adaptations, collecting, languages, and more
      • Original illustrations of Middle-earth by illustrator Emily Austin

      If you enjoy fandom books or a good book about Tolkien’s works such as Atlas Of Middle-EarthRecipes from the World of Tolkien, or Why We Love Star Wars, you’ll love Why We Love Middle-earth.

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      Publisher : Mango

      Series : Why We Love

      First Publication Date : September 12, 2023

      Authors: Shawn E. Marchese, Alan Sisto

      Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Popular Culture, Science Fiction

      Language : English

      Word Count : 175,000

      Format : DEA (Decentralized Encrypted Asset)

      Read On : Book.io eReader dApp

      Cover Art : Includes 4K hi-resolution book cover

      Cardano Retail Price : 29 ADA

      Purchase Limit: 3

      Cardano Policy ID : cf78ffadc9f107adfdf100c2e5af79eb939e5e496cc5e84734ffaa72

      Author Info

      Shawn E. Marchese

      Shawn E. Marchese went down the hobbit hole in his teens and has been in love with Middle-earth ever since. He co-hosted The Prancing Pony Podcast, a weekly podcast about J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium, regularly for six seasons. A native of Louisiana, he lives in Texas with his wife and two children, who seem to enjoy his dinner table retellings of stories from the First Age. Read More

      Alan Sisto

      A California native, Alan has not yet escaped to the Shire, but nevertheless managed to begin The Prancing Pony Podcast with Shawn E. Marchese in 2016. He believes Tolkien can take over the world, and hopes to be a part of the process. He lives with his wife and two children, all of whom have been immensely long-suffering. Read More