The J. R. R. Tolkien Companion and Guide

The J. R. R. Tolkien Companion and Guide (2006) by Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, following their 2005 The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion is a two-volume work of reference on J. R. R. Tolkien and Tolkien studies.[1][2][3]

The J. R. R. Tolkien Companion and Guide
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AuthorWayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull
LanguageEnglish
SubjectJ. R. R. Tolkien, Tolkien's legendarium
GenreNon-fiction
PublisherHarperCollins (UK), Houghton Mifflin (US)
Publication date
2006
Pages2300
ISBN978-0-618-39113-4
OCLC70803518

Volume 1 "Chronology" presents an extraordinarily detailed chronology of Tolkien's life on 800 pages.

Volume 2 "Reader's Guide" has information on people, places, organisations, biographical topics, literary topics and writings by Tolkien.

HarperCollins published a revised and expanded second edition in three volumes in 2017.

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  1. ^ Oberhelman, David D. (2007). "Review of The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide". Mythlore. 25 (3/4 (97/98)): 183–185. ISSN 0146-9339. JSTOR 26814616.
  2. ^ Garth, John (2007-05-15). "The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide, Volume I: Chronology, and: Volume II: Reader's Guide (review)". Tolkien Studies. 4 (1): 255–266. doi:10.1353/tks.2007.0019. ISSN 1547-3163.
  3. ^ Fisher, Jason (2018-10-27). "The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide ed. by Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond (review)". Tolkien Studies. 15 (1): 221–230. doi:10.1353/tks.2018.0011. ISSN 1547-3163.