This is a sequel or companion volume to Michael Martinez's Visualizing Middle-earth. Like its predecessor, the essays in Understanding Middle-earth were originally published in a... Read morePublished 12 months ago by John D. Cofield
This book is definitely worth the read. A number of thoughtful, intelligent and insightful pieces of writing help illuminate Tolkien's work a bit further and share the author's... Read morePublished on November 26, 2006 by Julian P. Huff
Do you believe in hobbits? Do they really exist? Are you sure? Understanding Middle Earth is a book to stir your imagination and make you wonder if these essays on Tolkien's... Read morePublished on March 4, 2005 by Miss Adventure
An incredible book! Michael Martinez takes you on a journey through Middle-earth like nothing you have ever seen before. Read morePublished on August 24, 2004 by Mark Fabian
How can anyone believe a review written by a self-proclaimed Michael Martinez hater? Why does Amazon allow people to post hateful reviews that are so clearly intended to hurt... Read morePublished on June 19, 2004 by lisa.
While I have ignored the negative reviews posted about my books in the past, Conrad Dunkerson's misleading assertions need to be directly addressed. Read morePublished on June 5, 2004 by Michael Martinez
This book is a great read for those who have read Tolkien's main works (rather than just seen the movies) and want to learn and puzzle over the tantalizing loose end that Tolkien... Read morePublished on June 3, 2004
Michael Martinez has been enchanting me and other readers for years. He has a gift for uncovering so many wonderful details about Middle-earth. Read morePublished on May 23, 2004 by Julie Quinones