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Posted at 20:47 on 29 March 2014

The news website TheOneRing.net has recently interviewed Royd Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien’s great-grandson. In the interview, Royd talks about his great-grandfather’s works, the recent adaptations and his own production company. In the interview, Royd states that although he hasn’t read Unfinished Tales [...]

Posted at 17:34 on 21 March 2014

Over 35 years since it was released, new images and videos from Ralph Bakshi’s The Lord of the Rings film have been released by his son Eddie. The 1978 adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s best-selling novel has always [...]

Posted at 11:46 on 17 March 2014

The 2014 AGM will host the inaugural Tolkien Society Awards. The awards are to recognise excellence in the fields of Tolkien scholarship and fandom as well as highlighting our long-standing charitable objective to “seek to educate the public in, and promote research into, the [...]

Posted at 0:09 on 13 March 2014

Following publication of the hardback last year, a new paperback of The Hobbit, illustrated by Jemima Catlin, will be released 11 September 2014. You can pre-order your copy now.

Posted at 19:37 on 28 March 2014

A new 60th Anniversary Edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s best-selling book The Lord of the Rings will be released on 16 June 2014. Coming 60 years after the publication of The Fellowship of the Ring on 29 July 1954, this new edition includes further corrections and is [...]

Posted at 11:05 on 19 March 2014

On 22 May 2014 the long-awaited Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary by J.R.R. Tolkien will be published by HarperCollins and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The book, posthumously edited by Tolkien’s son Christopher, is being published nearly 90 years after it was originally written. Tolkien, [...]

Posted at 11:41 on 17 March 2014

It is with great pleasure that we confirm that Helen Armstrong has been appointed as Acting Mallorn Editor. Helen has worked professionally as an editor for many years, and she will be known to many members of the Society as both a former-Secretary and fantastic friend and long-standing volunteer [...]

Posted at 15:39 on 4 March 2014

The Oxford Literary Festival will be running a couple of talks related to Tolkien later this month. On 26 March, the day after Tolkien Reading Day, the Bodleian Library will host a talk on Magical Tales, the book released to accompany last year’s “Magical [...]

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