My new Tolkien book has been released!!! The Road Goes Ever On and On A New Perspective on J. R. R. Tolkien and Middle-e

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My new Tolkien book has been released!!! The Road Goes Ever On and On A New Perspective on J. R. R. Tolkien and Middle-e

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It is finally out and available at major retailers. Due to the high-quality paper needed for the colored images, the physical copy usually runs between $34-39. However, the eBook version is under $10. I would love your support if you're able to help.

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https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-ro ... 1143215790

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J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth has captured the imaginations of millions of readers around the world for generations. He is considered the father of modern fantasy, but few understand how Tolkien’s worldview impacted his mythology. The Road Goes Ever On and On is the first book of its kind to place Tolkien within his proper context, giving the reader a deeper understanding of Tolkien and Middle-earth. Smith takes us on a quest through a wide range of Tolkien’s writings to unlock Tolkien’s perspective—a perspective that, like the elves who have sailed into the West leaving Middle-earth, has faded away from our world. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of Tolkien’s views on politics, environmentalism, religion, and much more. From the Valar to Hobbits, the free peoples closely follow Tolkien’s sentiments. In contrast, forces under the Shadow represent what Tolkien believed was immoral. Covering a wide range of topics, The Road Goes Ever On and On is filled with breathtaking illustrations bringing Middle-earth to life like never before, making this the ‘one book to rule them all.’

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Engrossing...Tolkien’s principles—patriotism, Medievalism, localism, Catholicism—are certainly out of fashion today. And yet they’re the foundation for all his books, which have sold hundreds of millions of copies. Mr. Smith does a wonderful job of explaining why modern readers are so enthralled by Tolkien’s reactionary vision. Whether you’re a casual Lord of the Rings fan or a serious Tolkien scholar, every page of Mr. Smith’s book will delight and fascinate. And if anyone ever tells you that fairy-tales are only for children, hand him this book. Tolkien ought to be regarded as one of the great social critics of our time, as Mr. Smith so masterfully demonstrates.
-Michael Warren Davis is an editor for Sophia Institute Press and the author of The Reactionary Mind: Why Conservative Isn’t Enough. You can find him on his blog, The Common Man.

As the popularity of Tolkien's work continues to endure, the importance of Jeb Smith's work continues to grow. This is because of a prolonged siege against Tolkien's work: the attempt to dislodge it from its Christian and Biblical foundations. Jeb Smith's insights are immensely helpful to this and future generations of Tolkien admirers.
Scott L. Smith, author of Lord of the Rings and the Eucharist
“I am in fact a Hobbit (in all but size). I like gardens, trees and unmechanized farmlands; I smoke a pipe, and like good plain food (unrefrigerated), but detest French cooking; I like, and even dare to wear in these dull days, ornamental waistcoats. I am fond of mushrooms (out of a field); have a very simple sense of humour (which even my appreciative critics find tiresome); I go to bed late and get up late.”
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My new Book Middle-earth Lore: Tolkien's Legends Revealed

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My Kickstarter campaign for my new book, "Middle-earth Lore: Tolkien's Legends Revealed," is now live! Please help us spread the word to any Middle-earth fans who might be interested in buying the book.

“I am in fact a Hobbit (in all but size). I like gardens, trees and unmechanized farmlands; I smoke a pipe, and like good plain food (unrefrigerated), but detest French cooking; I like, and even dare to wear in these dull days, ornamental waistcoats. I am fond of mushrooms (out of a field); have a very simple sense of humour (which even my appreciative critics find tiresome); I go to bed late and get up late.”
-J.R.R Tolkien
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Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day!

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Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day by purchasing the newly released book Middle-earth Lore: Tolkien's Legends Revealed.

“I am in fact a Hobbit (in all but size). I like gardens, trees and unmechanized farmlands; I smoke a pipe, and like good plain food (unrefrigerated), but detest French cooking; I like, and even dare to wear in these dull days, ornamental waistcoats. I am fond of mushrooms (out of a field); have a very simple sense of humour (which even my appreciative critics find tiresome); I go to bed late and get up late.”
-J.R.R Tolkien
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My First Book Review

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The first review of my new book, Middle-earth Lore; Tolkien's Legends Revealed! Thank you to Dr. Markus Mcdowell for reviewing it.

“This is a comprehensive and well-researched book about the lands, characters, and creatures of middle-earth, along with some comparison to films, brief looks at artwork by various artists, and some treatment of themes and purposes….If you love everything about Middle Earth, you should read this book, which is a fine addition to the large corpus of material surrounding Tolkien’s classic works.”
Dr. Markus Mcdowell markusmcdowell.com

“I am in fact a Hobbit (in all but size). I like gardens, trees and unmechanized farmlands; I smoke a pipe, and like good plain food (unrefrigerated), but detest French cooking; I like, and even dare to wear in these dull days, ornamental waistcoats. I am fond of mushrooms (out of a field); have a very simple sense of humour (which even my appreciative critics find tiresome); I go to bed late and get up late.”
-J.R.R Tolkien
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Congratulations TolkienJRR on the positive reception. I know it represents years of work and heart's blood. I wish you continued success with it.
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CONGRATS!
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My Podcast Interview Regarding my new Tolkien Book!

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Check out my podcast interview regarding my new book Middle-earth Lore Tolkiens Legends Revealed with Christian Nerds Unite Host Ricky Pope

“I am in fact a Hobbit (in all but size). I like gardens, trees and unmechanized farmlands; I smoke a pipe, and like good plain food (unrefrigerated), but detest French cooking; I like, and even dare to wear in these dull days, ornamental waistcoats. I am fond of mushrooms (out of a field); have a very simple sense of humour (which even my appreciative critics find tiresome); I go to bed late and get up late.”
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Re: My new Tolkien book has been released!!! The Road Goes Ever On and On A New Perspective on J. R. R. Tolkien and Midd

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I combined your various threads that you have started about this book into one thread. Please do not start a separate thread for each post, and please post in the correct forum (either the Library or the Shibboleth forum would be correct for this content, not Bag End)
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