Contributor: Daniel Helen

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Tolkien artist and Tolkien Society member Jef Murray. He was 55.

Posted by on 26 July 2015

J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit has come in join seventeenth place in a teachers’ list of books all children should read before leaving primary school.

Posted by on 11 July 2015

The Tolkien Society Seminar 2015, held in July 2015 at Leeds, was a huge success. If you missed it, you’ll find four videos from the event below.

Posted by on 28 July 2015

Professor Tolkien, until the end of the 20th century, was not recognized (or even known) as a great writer in Brazil. His works were generally read by people who had a good routine of reading and among youngsters who used to play RPG.

Posted by on 15 July 2015

Tolkien biographer John Garth is set to teach a course on “Tolkien’s Wars and Middle-earth” at the Mythgard Institute this Autumn.

Posted by on 10 July 2015

Introduction In one of his many letters, J.R.R. Tolkien expressly wrote “I have never been able to enjoy Pickwick…” (Tolkien, 1990, p. 349). He was, of course, referring to the main character who gave his name to one of Charles Dickens’ most famous works: The Pickwick Papers. Uninteresting as it may have been to him, it is […]

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Tolkien artist and Tolkien Society member Jef Murray. He was 55.

Posted by on 28 July 2015

Professor Tolkien, until the end of the 20th century, was not recognized (or even known) as a great writer in Brazil. His works were generally read by people who had a good routine of reading and among youngsters who used to play RPG.

Posted by on 26 July 2015

J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit has come in join seventeenth place in a teachers’ list of books all children should read before leaving primary school.

Posted by on 15 July 2015

Tolkien biographer John Garth is set to teach a course on “Tolkien’s Wars and Middle-earth” at the Mythgard Institute this Autumn.

Posted by on 11 July 2015

The Tolkien Society Seminar 2015, held in July 2015 at Leeds, was a huge success. If you missed it, you’ll find four videos from the event below.

Posted by on 10 July 2015

Introduction In one of his many letters, J.R.R. Tolkien expressly wrote “I have never been able to enjoy Pickwick…” (Tolkien, 1990, p. 349). He was, of course, referring to the main character who gave his name to one of Charles Dickens’ most famous works: The Pickwick Papers. Uninteresting as it may have been to him, it is […]

About the Author: Daniel Helen
Daniel is an Officer without Portfolio and Trustee of The Tolkien Society. Elected in 2014, he is mainly responsible for the Society's digital operations, including this website.