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Re: New Book Releases
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At first sight I thought they were just regular Complete HoMe volumes without jackets, but - compared to the other books on display - their width is too small to make that theory work... Very curious.

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Re: New Book Releases
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Is HarperCollins planning to reissue the HoMe deluxe series in a single slipcase? Or does anybody know something about this HoMe edition?

(photo comes from HC's "The Hobbit" Facebook page)

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the Murder of Tom Bombadil
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The Murder of Tom Bombadil - Ian Hall

Tom Bomdrill had dealt with the joke all his life. "Tom Bombadil" he was called since grade school, after the name of the character in 'Lord of the Rings'.
Tom embraced the nick-name, even running his life round the strange stanza'd poem.
But forty years of marriage can change a man.
Even a normal man like Tom Bomdrill.
One August day, taking one barb too many from his wife, in a moment of passioned rage, he murders her.
For days he sat with the body in the bedroom, haunted by the sight of his dead wife, and the echoes of JRR Tolkein's poetry in his head.
Wrapped up in his own guilt, he does not see any of the strangeness around him.
He decides to walk to the local police station and report the crime, but the simple act does not go exactly to plan.....
When the police can't find a body, something is wrong with the world somehow.


Classic world literature...

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Re: "Drawings by Tolkien" vs. "Artist & Illustrator"
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Thanks Deagol and Trotter!

And glad the air is clear, Trotter and Khamûl Just wanted to make sure!

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Re: "Drawings by Tolkien" vs. "Artist & Illustrator"
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As said, I meant no offence at all, the sentence both of you refer to was indeed formulated a bit odd. I count myself to the Tolkien collecting community on this forum. However, because of recent financial and practical reasons I've had to take a serious step back in my collecting habits. I'm now concentrating on collecting every piece of primary Tolkien material rather than on different editions of his work and such.

Posted on: 8/20 9:48:07
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