Essential Tolkien is a CD audiobook which features a recording of J.R.R. Tolkien reading prose, poems, and songs from The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring.
This audio is based on a tape that Tolkien made for his friends in August 1952. Includes the poem "The Mirror of Galadriel", originally meant for inclusion in Book Two of The Fellowship of the Ring.
- Release: 6th of November 2007
- Publisher: Caedmon
- Type: Audio CD
- Estimate: 1 hour
- ISBN-10: 0061376493
- ISBN-13: 978-0061376498