Mallorn 12

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Mallorn 12
EditorKevin Young
Cover artistPauline Baynes
PublisherThe Tolkien Society
FormatA4 stapled paperback
Preceded byMallorn 11
Followed byMallorn 13

Mallorn 12 is the twelfth issue of the The Tolkien Society's annual journal Mallorn, published in 1978.

The issue includes a review "Opinion of Priscilla Tolkien on The Biography" (pp. 5-6) and a reprint of J.R.R. Tolkien's early poem "The Battle of the Eastern Field" (pp. 24-28).[1]


  • Editorial
    • By: Kevin Young
  • Article: The Biography
  • Poem: Winter's Eve
    • By: Anne Etkin
  • Illustration: Morgoth
    • By: Stephen Lines
  • Poem: The Nazgûl
    • By: Stuart Kelly
  • Article: Here Lies Gandalf
    • By: Archie Mercer
  • Illustration: Eärendil
    • By: Helmut Pesch
  • Review: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl and Sir Orfeo
  • Poem: Willow Whispers
    • By: Perri Ellis
  • Illustration: Morgoth and the Silmarilli
    • By: Peter Smyth
  • Poem: The Battle of the Eastern Field
  • Review: The Silmarillion
  • Short Story: The Changeling
    • By: Jim Johnstone
  • Criticism and Reply: A Dwarf-wives' Tale
  • Review: Discovering New Worlds
    • By: Rosemary Haughton
  • Poem: Dragonsnore
    • By: Anne Etkin
  • Article: The Curse of the Petty-dwarves
    • By: Pat Masson
  • Illustration: Minas Tirith
    • By: John Trippick
  • Article: Whose Head on a Penny?
    • By: S. Ferguson
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  1. "Mallorn 12. 1978", (accessed 19 September 2013)