British Praise for The Tolkien Companion:
"The quarrying Mr. Tyler has done in the books of our hero rivals the work of the dwarves in the mithril-mines of Moira."
"Fascinating...For every Tolkien reader it is a must."
- Yorkshire Post (UK)
I bought this for my Dad who is the ultimate LOTR fan and he LOVES it. Great purchase and product! No complaints at all.Published 17 months ago by Sarah English
I purchased this same book back in the early 80s sometime.....and apart from a few extra words and definitions nothing has really changed with this book...... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Ralph L Johnson Jr
I had misgivings about buying this book, but I thought, let me anyway. That was a huge mistake because the price of this book coupled with its inaccuracies made me angry. Read morePublished on July 9, 2013 by Amazon Customer
I am totally pleased with my purchase The Complete Tolkien Companion, by J.E.A. Tyler. It is in great shape and a perfect addition to my library.Published on October 21, 2012 by Julie S
J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy masterworks, as his fans in the 1960s learned from the appeal by the author on the back of the ubiquitous Ballantine paperbacks, were soon plagiarized by... Read morePublished on October 9, 2012 by John L Murphy
"The Complete Tolkien Companion" by J.E.A.Tyler should have been very useful but, while it is billed as a reference work, there are so many inconsistencies that the reader is left... Read morePublished on January 10, 2011 by Kevin M. Derby
I have recently become a fan and this is a great reference, especially if you are new to Tolkien. A great companion and reference.Published on September 24, 2007 by E. Brown
Once you have read LOR for fun, the next times are for research. I liked this book because it is easy to carry and has everything that you will want to know, or need to know, about... Read morePublished on May 16, 2007 by Judi H. Guthrie
This book brings a major bundle of "extra" tidbits about all the major players and places in Middle earth, and is a MUST read for all Tolkien fans! Read morePublished on January 17, 2007 by Rick Wiemholt