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Festival Journal - the Tolkien magazine
F E A T U R E S
I N T E R V I E W S
Tolkien's Places

Addison's Walk (originally called Water Walk) is a picturesque footpath around a small island...

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Essay: Lord of the Rings: Reflections on Violence

Violence is defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as “the exercise of physical force so as to inflict on, or cause damage to...

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How to move your goblins quickly!

So, you have a hoard of goblins - how do you shift them fast?

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Colin Durez interviews Corey Olsen, the Tolkien Professor

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R E V I E W S
Arda Reconstructed by Douglas Kane; A Review

This book is a detailed examination of the construction of the published Silmarillion....

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Chris Bradshaw - The Green Book of Olwen Ellis

I had the pleasure to meet the author and book binder Chris Bradshaw at the Festival in the Shire and find out more from him....

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E D I T O R I A L Issue nine

From the Editor – Alex Lewis

Well, I’m back! - the final words of Sam Gamgee after he returned from the Grey Havens to see off Frodo and the other Ring-bearers.

So to the Festival - what an event that was! ...

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