I Am in Fact a Hobbit
|I Am in Fact a Hobbit: An Introduction to the Life and Works of J.R.R. Tolkien|
|Author||Perry C. Bramlett|
|Publisher||Mercer University Press|
From the publisher
Whether you've been a fan for years or you've just recently been hooked by the blockbuster [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings|Lord of the Rings movies\\, "I Am in Fact a Hobbit" is an excellent starting point into the life and work of J.R.R. Tolkien. This indispensable and concise introduction to the career of Tolkien includes: a biographical chapter about the man who was a brilliant Oxford professor and Catholic Christian, loving father and devoted husband and close friend of C. S. Lewis; overviews and discussions of his best-selling popular works such as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, his often overlooked academic works and his children's books such as Roverandom and Mr. Bliss; a detailed chronology of the important events and times of his life and career; an extensive listing of his works, both published and unpublished; and a resource bibliography of the best works about him.