News for Sep. 11, 2003

Tolkien in the Land of Heroes

9/11/03, 1:42 am EST - Tehanu

I'm just reading the latest release from Cold Spring Press: This is Anne Petty's "Tolkien in the Land of Heroes." That realm is not just Middle-earth, "but also Tolkien's vast and rich imagination. From it flowers the consideration of the human spirit...his deep humanity, his earnest concern for the fate and his hope for redemption in a world dominated by dark shadows." The book is a wonderful exploration of Tolkien's thoughts on myth, power, loss and longing, heroes and hope. [More]