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'''David Day''' (born 1947, Sooke, British Columbia) is a Canadian author who has written numerous [[Tolkien]]-related books.
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'''David Day''' (born [[1947]], [[wikipedia:Sooke, British Columbia|Sooke, British Columbia]]) is a Canadian author who has written numerous [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]-related books.
 
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==Works==
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* [[A Tolkien Bestiary]] ([[1978]])
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* [[Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia]] ([[1992]])
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* [[The Tolkien Companion]] ([[1993]])
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* [[Tolkien's Ring]] ([[1994]])
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* [[The Hobbit Companion]] ([[1997]])
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* [[The World of Tolkien]] ([[2002]])
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* [[Tolkien's World]] ([[2003]])
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* [[Characters From Tolkien]] ([[2001]])
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* [[The Hobbit Calendar]] ([[2004]])
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==Oxonmoot Controversy==
 
==Oxonmoot Controversy==
David Day attended [[Oxonmoot 2004]] yet failed to pay for his attendance. In the minutes of the [[Tolkien Society]] committee meeting held on 30th October 2004 it states that:
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David Day attended [[Oxonmoot 2004]] yet failed to pay for his attendance. In the minutes of [[The Tolkien Society]] committee meeting held on 30th October 2004 it states that:
  
:"''Chris ''[Chris Crawshaw, Chairman]'' has also written to David Day to ask him to pay his registration for Oxonmoot.  She was instructed by the meeting to keep badgering him about this, since he seems to feel his 'celebrity' status exempts him from such mundane details''" — [[Amon Hen 191]], page 19.
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{{quote|Chris ''<nowiki>[</nowiki>[[Chris Crawshaw]], Chairman]'' has also written to David Day to ask him to pay his registration for Oxonmoot.  She was instructed by the meeting to keep badgering him about this, since he seems to feel his 'celebrity' status exempts him from such mundane details|[[Amon Hen 191]], page 19}}
  
 
Four months later in the minutes of a committee meeting held on the 26th February 2005 it is recorded:
 
Four months later in the minutes of a committee meeting held on the 26th February 2005 it is recorded:
  
:"''Since David Day has still not paid his registation for Oxonmoot, it was agreed that he should be blacklisted for future events.''" &mdash; [[Amon Hen 193]], page 17.
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{{quote|Since David Day has still not paid his registation for Oxonmoot, it was agreed that he should be blacklisted for future events.|[[Amon Hen 193]], page 17}}
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==Bilbiography==
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* [[1978]]: ''[[A Tolkien Bestiary]]''
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* [[1984]]: ''Castles'' (illustrations by [[Alan Lee]])
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* [[1992]]: ''[[Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia]]''
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* [[1993]]: ''[[The Tolkien Companion (David Day)|The Tolkien Companion]]''
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* [[1994]]: ''[[Tolkien's Ring]]''
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* [[1997]]: ''[[The Hobbit Companion]]''
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* [[2001]]: ''[[Characters From Tolkien]]''
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* [[2002]]: ''[[The World of Tolkien]]''
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* [[2004]]: ''[[The Hobbit Calendar]]''
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.abcbookworld.com/?state=view_author&author_id=489 Biography at ABC Book World]
 
* [http://www.abcbookworld.com/?state=view_author&author_id=489 Biography at ABC Book World]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Day David Day on Wikipedia]
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*[http://tolkien.slimy.com/essays/DayBooks.html Criticism on David Day's Tolkien books]
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File:David Day.jpg
David Day
Biographical information
Born1947
OccupationAuthor
LocationCanada
WebsiteDavidDayBooks.com

David Day (born 1947, Sooke, British Columbia) is a Canadian author who has written numerous Tolkien-related books.

Oxonmoot Controversy

David Day attended Oxonmoot 2004 yet failed to pay for his attendance. In the minutes of The Tolkien Society committee meeting held on 30th October 2004 it states that:

"Chris [Chris Crawshaw, Chairman] has also written to David Day to ask him to pay his registration for Oxonmoot. She was instructed by the meeting to keep badgering him about this, since he seems to feel his 'celebrity' status exempts him from such mundane details"
Amon Hen 191, page 19

Four months later in the minutes of a committee meeting held on the 26th February 2005 it is recorded:

"Since David Day has still not paid his registation for Oxonmoot, it was agreed that he should be blacklisted for future events."
Amon Hen 193, page 17

Bilbiography

External links