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The Castle of the Winds

Centuries before the building of the Great Causeway, when the enveloping Ice seemed to be in retreat, the lands of the North and South were on increasingly uneasy terms following their strife-torn foundation. War seemed inevitable. Nevertheless, there was still some trade between them, not least for the matchless creations of the Northern metal-smiths. In one of the smaller Northern towns, a young mastersmith is gaining a reputation as an armourer and weapon-maker, and helped by his two apprentices (one of whom is particularly skilled with the chants and songs essential to the craft), the smith creates what must surely be one of the greatest suits of armour ever made, armour fit for a king. When the armour is stolen by a Southern lord, the smith, accompanied by his apprentices, sets out to recover his life’s work. Travelling southward by land and sea, the three stumble across a plot to stage a coup in the South, directed – unbeknown to the plotters – by the sinister powers of the Ice; a plot which is also a threat to the North, spreading anarchy and lawlessness throughout the borderlands. But the coup is only the beginning of the mastersmith’s troubles . . . **

Centuries before the building of the Great Causeway, when the enveloping Ice seemed to be in retreat, the lands of the North and South were on increasingly uneasy terms following their strife-torn foundation. War seemed inevitable. Nevertheless, there was still some trade between them, not least for the matchless creations of the Northern metal-smiths. In one of the smaller Northern towns, a young mastersmith is gaining a reputation as an armourer and weapon-maker, and helped by his two apprentices (one of whom is particularly skilled with the chants and songs essential to the craft), the smith creates what must surely be one of the greatest suits of armour ever made, armour fit for a king. When the armour is stolen by a Southern lord, the smith, accompanied by his apprentices, sets out to recover his life’s work. Travelling southward by land and sea, the three stumble across a plot to stage a coup in the South, directed – unbeknown to the plotters – by the sinister powers of the Ice; a plot which is also a threat to the North, spreading anarchy and lawlessness throughout the borderlands. But the coup is only the beginning of the mastersmith’s troubles . . . **

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The Case of the Angry Mourner

When notorious playboy Arthur Cushing is murdered, Belle Adrian suspects that her daughter, Carlotta, is the killer, and Carlotta suspects her mother of the crime. Original.

When notorious playboy Arthur Cushing is murdered, Belle Adrian suspects that her daughter, Carlotta, is the killer, and Carlotta suspects her mother of the crime. Original.

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The Call of the Wild

Life is good for Buck in Santa Clara Valley, where he spends his days eating and sleeping in the golden sunshine. But one day a treacherous act of betrayal leads to his kidnap, and he is forced into a life of toil and danger. Dragged away to be a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing cold Yukon, Buck must fight for his survivial. Can he rise above his enemies and become the master of his realm once again?

Life is good for Buck in Santa Clara Valley, where he spends his days eating and sleeping in the golden sunshine. But one day a treacherous act of betrayal leads to his kidnap, and he is forced into a life of toil and danger. Dragged away to be a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing cold Yukon, Buck must fight for his survivial. Can he rise above his enemies and become the master of his realm once again?

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The Big Time

This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature. In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards: 1. Type-setting & Reformatting: The complete work has been re-designed via professional layout, formatting and type-setting tools to re-create the same edition with rich typography, graphics, high quality images, and table elements, giving our readers the feel of holding a ‘fresh and newly’ reprinted and/or revised edition, as opposed to other scanned & printed (Optical Character Recognition – OCR) reproductions. 2. Correction of imperfections: As the work was re-created from the scratch, therefore, it was vetted to rectify certain conventional norms with regard to typographical mistakes, hyphenations, punctuations, blurred images, missing content/pages, and/or other related subject matters, upon our consideration. Every attempt was made to rectify the imperfections related to omitted constructs in the original edition via other references. However, a few of such imperfections which could not be rectified due to intentionalunintentional omission of content in the original edition, were inherited and preserved from the original work to maintain the authenticity and construct, relevant to the work. We believe that this work holds historical, cultural and/or intellectual importance in the literary works community, therefore despite the oddities, we accounted the work for print as a part of our continuing effort towards preservation of literary work and our contribution towards the development of the society as a whole, driven by our beliefs. We are grateful to our readers for putting their faith in us and accepting our imperfections with regard to preservation of the historical content. HAPPY READING! **

This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature. In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards: 1. Type-setting & Reformatting: The complete work has been re-designed via professional layout, formatting and type-setting tools to re-create the same edition with rich typography, graphics, high quality images, and table elements, giving our readers the feel of holding a ‘fresh and newly’ reprinted and/or revised edition, as opposed to other scanned & printed (Optical Character Recognition – OCR) reproductions. 2. Correction of imperfections: As the work was re-created from the scratch, therefore, it was vetted to rectify certain conventional norms with regard to typographical mistakes, hyphenations, punctuations, blurred images, missing content/pages, and/or other related subject matters, upon our consideration. Every attempt was made to rectify the imperfections related to omitted constructs in the original edition via other references. However, a few of such imperfections which could not be rectified due to intentionalunintentional omission of content in the original edition, were inherited and preserved from the original work to maintain the authenticity and construct, relevant to the work. We believe that this work holds historical, cultural and/or intellectual importance in the literary works community, therefore despite the oddities, we accounted the work for print as a part of our continuing effort towards preservation of literary work and our contribution towards the development of the society as a whole, driven by our beliefs. We are grateful to our readers for putting their faith in us and accepting our imperfections with regard to preservation of the historical content. HAPPY READING! **

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The Best New Horror 3

Winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology, and the British Fantasy award of the same category, this anthology includes the best horror stories from 1991. Stories by Jonathan Carroll, Thomas Ligotti, Brian Lumley, Karl Edward Wagner, Garry Kilworth and Peter Straub are included.

Winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology, and the British Fantasy award of the same category, this anthology includes the best horror stories from 1991. Stories by Jonathan Carroll, Thomas Ligotti, Brian Lumley, Karl Edward Wagner, Garry Kilworth and Peter Straub are included.

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The Best New Horror 1

From razor sharp terror to supernatural chills…This sensational for the best short horror novels and stories collects spine-melting material from all areas of the field – blood-soaked reveries; splatterplunk nightmares; and thought-provoking fantasies that linger long into the night.Rare treats include the ‘The Pin’ by Robert R. McMannon, one of the most sustained, stomach churning chillers of recent years; Thomas Tessier’s elegant ‘Blanca’; ‘The Horn’ by Stephen Gallagher and Thomas Ligotti’s dark vision ‘The Strange Design of Master Rignolo’.Included are other writers at the pinnacle of their careers: Karl Edward Wagner, Richard Laymon, Steve Rasnic Tem and Ramsey Campbell, as well as rising stars like Kim Newman, Ian Watson, Brian Lumley, Chet Williamson and many more.

From razor sharp terror to supernatural chills…This sensational for the best short horror novels and stories collects spine-melting material from all areas of the field – blood-soaked reveries; splatterplunk nightmares; and thought-provoking fantasies that linger long into the night.Rare treats include the ‘The Pin’ by Robert R. McMannon, one of the most sustained, stomach churning chillers of recent years; Thomas Tessier’s elegant ‘Blanca’; ‘The Horn’ by Stephen Gallagher and Thomas Ligotti’s dark vision ‘The Strange Design of Master Rignolo’.Included are other writers at the pinnacle of their careers: Karl Edward Wagner, Richard Laymon, Steve Rasnic Tem and Ramsey Campbell, as well as rising stars like Kim Newman, Ian Watson, Brian Lumley, Chet Williamson and many more.

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The Beast

***Nothing is as it used to be for the Black Dagger Brotherhood. After avoiding war with the Shadows, alliances have shifted and lines have been drawn. The slayers of the Lessening Society are stronger than ever, preying on human weakness to acquire more money, more weapons, more power. But as the Brotherhood readies for an all-out attack on them, one of their own fights a battle within himself . . .*** For Rhage, the Brother with the biggest appetites, but also the biggest heart, life was supposed to be perfect – or at the very least, perfectly enjoyable. Mary, his beloved shellan, is by his side and his King and his brothers are thriving. But Rhage can’t understand – or control – the panic and insecurity that plague him . . . And that terrifies him – as well as distances him from his mate. After suffering mortal injury in battle, Rhage must reassess his priorities – and the answer, when it comes to him, rocks his world . . . and Mary’s. But Mary is on a journey of her own, one that will either bring them closer together or cause a split that neither will recover from . . . **
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**”Intimate, evocative…the last quarter or so of* The Beast* had me breathing fast, furiously flipping pages. Emotional surprises and plot twists signal big things to come as this consistently compelling and exciting series evolves. This immersive, introspective yet rousing next installment will leave you clamoring for more.”—USAToday.com
**“* The Beast* is a joy of a novel…Ward is a master of her craft.”—New York Journal of Books
“A beautiful experience meant to be savored by fans.”—Under the Covers
“Intense, intoxicating and uplifting…J. R. Ward will captivate your imagination; pull you into the story line; and never let go when the passion and emotions roll away with your soul.”—The Reading Cafe
“The beauty of this story totally BLEW ME AWAY… *The Beast*  made me feel like I had come home, everything was as it should be and even better than I had remembered. It met the criteria for what I want in a romance, heart and panty-melting goodness. It was magnificent and one of the most beautiful stories I’ve read in a really long time. Well done, well done indeed.”—Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews **
Praise for the Novels of the Black Dagger Brotherhood * *

“Delicious, erotic, and thrilling.”— * New York Times* bestselling author Nicole Jordan

“Dark fantasy lovers, you just got served.”— *New York Times* bestselling author Lynn Viehl

“To die for. I love this series!”— *New York Times* bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann

“Hold on tight for an intriguing, adrenaline-pumping ride.”— *Booklist*
### Descrizione del libro
**Rhage and Mary return in the new novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood**

***Nothing is as it used to be for the Black Dagger Brotherhood. After avoiding war with the Shadows, alliances have shifted and lines have been drawn. The slayers of the Lessening Society are stronger than ever, preying on human weakness to acquire more money, more weapons, more power. But as the Brotherhood readies for an all-out attack on them, one of their own fights a battle within himself . . .*** For Rhage, the Brother with the biggest appetites, but also the biggest heart, life was supposed to be perfect – or at the very least, perfectly enjoyable. Mary, his beloved shellan, is by his side and his King and his brothers are thriving. But Rhage can’t understand – or control – the panic and insecurity that plague him . . . And that terrifies him – as well as distances him from his mate. After suffering mortal injury in battle, Rhage must reassess his priorities – and the answer, when it comes to him, rocks his world . . . and Mary’s. But Mary is on a journey of her own, one that will either bring them closer together or cause a split that neither will recover from . . . **
### Recensione
**”Intimate, evocative…the last quarter or so of* The Beast* had me breathing fast, furiously flipping pages. Emotional surprises and plot twists signal big things to come as this consistently compelling and exciting series evolves. This immersive, introspective yet rousing next installment will leave you clamoring for more.”—USAToday.com
**“* The Beast* is a joy of a novel…Ward is a master of her craft.”—New York Journal of Books
“A beautiful experience meant to be savored by fans.”—Under the Covers
“Intense, intoxicating and uplifting…J. R. Ward will captivate your imagination; pull you into the story line; and never let go when the passion and emotions roll away with your soul.”—The Reading Cafe
“The beauty of this story totally BLEW ME AWAY… *The Beast*  made me feel like I had come home, everything was as it should be and even better than I had remembered. It met the criteria for what I want in a romance, heart and panty-melting goodness. It was magnificent and one of the most beautiful stories I’ve read in a really long time. Well done, well done indeed.”—Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews **
Praise for the Novels of the Black Dagger Brotherhood * *

“Delicious, erotic, and thrilling.”— * New York Times* bestselling author Nicole Jordan

“Dark fantasy lovers, you just got served.”— *New York Times* bestselling author Lynn Viehl

“To die for. I love this series!”— *New York Times* bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann

“Hold on tight for an intriguing, adrenaline-pumping ride.”— *Booklist*
### Descrizione del libro
**Rhage and Mary return in the new novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood**

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The Barbecue Lover’s Big Book of BBQ Sauces

Bill and Cheryl Jamison, the “king and queen of grilling and smoking” (Bon Appetit), are back with a book that gets right to the heart of what makes outdoor cooking work: a great sauce. Twenty-five years of travel to the barbecue citadels of the U.S. and world, plus countless hours perfecting their craft as they wrote award-winning books on outdoor cooking, have yielded up a book that gives any ol’ backyard cook the means to create championship-style BBQ with ease.

The Barbecue Lover’s Big Book of BBQ Sauces is the first and only barbecue sauce book that caters to how outdoor chefs really cook. The book features 225 recipes, along with 4-color photography, for barbecue sauces, marinades, mops, pastes, dry rubs and more, along with detailed instructions on using a recipe for smoking, grilling, or both. Seventy of the recipes are for smoke-cooked ‘Q’; 55 are for grilling; and the remaining 100 are for either one—with specific directions on how to fine-tune…

Bill and Cheryl Jamison, the “king and queen of grilling and smoking” (Bon Appetit), are back with a book that gets right to the heart of what makes outdoor cooking work: a great sauce. Twenty-five years of travel to the barbecue citadels of the U.S. and world, plus countless hours perfecting their craft as they wrote award-winning books on outdoor cooking, have yielded up a book that gives any ol’ backyard cook the means to create championship-style BBQ with ease.

The Barbecue Lover’s Big Book of BBQ Sauces is the first and only barbecue sauce book that caters to how outdoor chefs really cook. The book features 225 recipes, along with 4-color photography, for barbecue sauces, marinades, mops, pastes, dry rubs and more, along with detailed instructions on using a recipe for smoking, grilling, or both. Seventy of the recipes are for smoke-cooked ‘Q’; 55 are for grilling; and the remaining 100 are for either one—with specific directions on how to fine-tune…

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The Atheist Camel Rants Again! More Arguments and Observations From the Atheist Front

He’s back, and his camelus dromedarius disposition hasn’t mellowed.
In this sequel to the popular The Atheist Camel Chronicles, Dromedary Hump
(Aka, Bart Centre) delivers one-hundred essays on a medley of religious themes important to freethinkers and atheist activists. Drawn from the best of his writings, each short chapter chronicles real-life observations, poignant commentary on topical issues, and flights of fictional fancy that critically explore the havoc religion-think and the theistically afflicted impose on all of us.
Unique in the genre, this book touts no theory or esoterica. Every chapter supplies the reader with easily absorbed, thought-provoking insights designed to educate, stimulate activism, and prepare the freethinker to challenge even some of the most inventive religionist precepts and apologetics.
Messrs. Centre’s /Hump’s inimitable style combines sarcasm, humor, irony, unabashed bluntness, and more than a pinch of snarkiness, making The Atheist Camel Rants Again! hard to put down and harder still to forget.

He’s back, and his camelus dromedarius disposition hasn’t mellowed.
In this sequel to the popular The Atheist Camel Chronicles, Dromedary Hump
(Aka, Bart Centre) delivers one-hundred essays on a medley of religious themes important to freethinkers and atheist activists. Drawn from the best of his writings, each short chapter chronicles real-life observations, poignant commentary on topical issues, and flights of fictional fancy that critically explore the havoc religion-think and the theistically afflicted impose on all of us.
Unique in the genre, this book touts no theory or esoterica. Every chapter supplies the reader with easily absorbed, thought-provoking insights designed to educate, stimulate activism, and prepare the freethinker to challenge even some of the most inventive religionist precepts and apologetics.
Messrs. Centre’s /Hump’s inimitable style combines sarcasm, humor, irony, unabashed bluntness, and more than a pinch of snarkiness, making The Atheist Camel Rants Again! hard to put down and harder still to forget.

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The Atheist Camel Chronicles: Debate Themes & Arguments for the Non-Believer (And Those Who Think They Might Be)

It’s not often one finds an opinionated camel with humor, biting wit, cutting sarcasm, unabashed irreverence, outright blasphemy, and on-point arguments for rational thought and against religious delusion. An advocate of reason and common sense, the author debunks traditional believer apologetics and challenges theist platitudes, while providing food for thought and debate fodder for the neophyte to intermediate atheist. With more than one hundred no-holds-barred, plain-speaking rants and essays on a variety of religious subjects, The Atheist Camel Chronicles is the go-to book to find a burr to place under the saddle of the holier than thou, or to glean retorts to the banal “Truths” that religionists use to bolster their faith in the face of the Scientific Age and 21st century reality. Sometimes funny, always hard hitting and thought provoking, this book belongs in the library of every atheist, agnostic and skeptic who engages in debate and discourse with the religiously afflicted.

It’s not often one finds an opinionated camel with humor, biting wit, cutting sarcasm, unabashed irreverence, outright blasphemy, and on-point arguments for rational thought and against religious delusion. An advocate of reason and common sense, the author debunks traditional believer apologetics and challenges theist platitudes, while providing food for thought and debate fodder for the neophyte to intermediate atheist. With more than one hundred no-holds-barred, plain-speaking rants and essays on a variety of religious subjects, The Atheist Camel Chronicles is the go-to book to find a burr to place under the saddle of the holier than thou, or to glean retorts to the banal “Truths” that religionists use to bolster their faith in the face of the Scientific Age and 21st century reality. Sometimes funny, always hard hitting and thought provoking, this book belongs in the library of every atheist, agnostic and skeptic who engages in debate and discourse with the religiously afflicted.

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The Art of Cardboard

Breathe new life into that old cardboard box! Though paper and cardboard seem common and humble materials, discover the totally unexpected, beautiful and intricate art that can be created using the repurposed and up cycled resource. The Art of Cardboard showcases the grand and imaginative scale of cardboard art and design. Inside, you’ll find jaw-dropping cardboard creations from around the world! You’ll discover the process of each art form, as well as tricks of the trade, from small clever projects to huge art installations. Much more than a book about “neat” cardboard designs, Lori Zimmer guides you through amazing large-scale art production, immersive environments, working from intuition, collaboration, the artist’s role in society, alternative creative economies, contemporary mythology, storytelling and more. With such a readily available material, what will you create?

Breathe new life into that old cardboard box! Though paper and cardboard seem common and humble materials, discover the totally unexpected, beautiful and intricate art that can be created using the repurposed and up cycled resource. The Art of Cardboard showcases the grand and imaginative scale of cardboard art and design. Inside, you’ll find jaw-dropping cardboard creations from around the world! You’ll discover the process of each art form, as well as tricks of the trade, from small clever projects to huge art installations. Much more than a book about “neat” cardboard designs, Lori Zimmer guides you through amazing large-scale art production, immersive environments, working from intuition, collaboration, the artist’s role in society, alternative creative economies, contemporary mythology, storytelling and more. With such a readily available material, what will you create?

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The Anatomy of Fascism

What *is* fascism? Many authors have proposed definitions, but most fail to move beyond the abstract. The esteemed historian Robert O. Paxton answers this question for the first time by focusing on the concrete: what the fascists did, rather than what they said. From the first violent uniformed bands beating up “enemies of the state,” through Mussolini’s rise to power, to Germany’s fascist radicalization in World War II, Paxton shows clearly why fascists came to power in some countries and not others, and explores whether fascism could exist outside the early-twentieth-century European setting in which it emerged.
**The Anatomy of Fascism** will have a lasting impact on our understanding of modern European history, just as Paxton’s classic **Vichy France** redefined our vision of World War II. Based on a lifetime of research, this compelling and important book transforms our knowledge of fascism–“the major political innovation of the twentieth century, and the source of much of its pain.”
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What *is* fascism? Many authors have proposed definitions, but most fail to move beyond the abstract. The esteemed historian Robert O. Paxton answers this question for the first time by focusing on the concrete: what the fascists did, rather than what they said. From the first violent uniformed bands beating up “enemies of the state,” through Mussolini’s rise to power, to Germany’s fascist radicalization in World War II, Paxton shows clearly why fascists came to power in some countries and not others, and explores whether fascism could exist outside the early-twentieth-century European setting in which it emerged.
**The Anatomy of Fascism** will have a lasting impact on our understanding of modern European history, just as Paxton’s classic **Vichy France** redefined our vision of World War II. Based on a lifetime of research, this compelling and important book transforms our knowledge of fascism–“the major political innovation of the twentieth century, and the source of much of its pain.”
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The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding (Poirot)

Agatha Christie’s seasonal Poirot and Marple short story collection. First came a sinister warning to Poirot not to eat any plum pudding… then the discovery of a corpse in a chest… next, an overheard quarrel that led to murder… the strange case of the dead man who altered his eating habits… and the puzzle of the victim who dreamt his own suicide. What links these five baffling cases? The little grey cells of Monsieur Hercule Poirot!

Agatha Christie’s seasonal Poirot and Marple short story collection. First came a sinister warning to Poirot not to eat any plum pudding… then the discovery of a corpse in a chest… next, an overheard quarrel that led to murder… the strange case of the dead man who altered his eating habits… and the puzzle of the victim who dreamt his own suicide. What links these five baffling cases? The little grey cells of Monsieur Hercule Poirot!

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Tales From the Perilous Realm

The definitive collection of Tolkien’s classic “fairie” tales, in the vein of The Hobbit, illustrated by Oscar winner Alan Lee

Never before published in a single volume, Tolkien’s four novellas (Farmer Giles of Ham, Leaf by Niggle, Smith of Wootton Major, and Roverandom) and one book of poems (The Adventures of Tom Bombadil) are gathered together for the first time, in a fully illustrated volume. This new, definitive collection of works — which had appeared separately, in various formats, between 1949 and 1998 — comes with a brand-new foreword and endmatter, and with a series of detailed pencil illustrations by Alan Lee, in the style of his other award-winning Tolkien work, most recently in The Children of Húrin.

The book is the perfect opportunity for fans of Middle-earth to enjoy some of Tolkien’s often overlooked yet most creative storytelling. With dragons and sand sorcerers, sea monsters and hobbits, knights and dwarves, this collection contains all the classic elements for Tolkien buffs of all ages.
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Roverandom: ‘An old-fashioned story, yet it still speaks freshly today! would leap to life when read aloud to a child’ Independent Farmer Giles of Ham: ‘A fabulous tale of the days when giants and dragons walked the kingdom’ Sunday Times Leaf by Niggle: ‘A haunting and successful demonstration of the qualities of faerie’ New York Times The Adventures of Tom Bombadil: ‘Something close to genius’ The Listener Smith of Wootton Major: ‘Whoever reads it at eight will no doubt still be going back to it at eighty’ New Statesman
### About the Author
Alan Lee was born in England in 1947. Inspired by Tolkien’s work to pursue his chosen path as an artist of the mythic and fantastic, he has illustrated a wide range of books including Faeries, The Mabinogion, Castles, Merlin Dreams, the centenary edition of The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit. He is a winner of the Carnegie Medal for his illustrated edition of The Illiad.
J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) is the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic and extraordinary works of fiction as *The Hobbit* , *The Lord of the Rings* , and *The Silmarillion*. His books have been translated into more than fifty languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

The definitive collection of Tolkien’s classic “fairie” tales, in the vein of The Hobbit, illustrated by Oscar winner Alan Lee

Never before published in a single volume, Tolkien’s four novellas (Farmer Giles of Ham, Leaf by Niggle, Smith of Wootton Major, and Roverandom) and one book of poems (The Adventures of Tom Bombadil) are gathered together for the first time, in a fully illustrated volume. This new, definitive collection of works — which had appeared separately, in various formats, between 1949 and 1998 — comes with a brand-new foreword and endmatter, and with a series of detailed pencil illustrations by Alan Lee, in the style of his other award-winning Tolkien work, most recently in The Children of Húrin.

The book is the perfect opportunity for fans of Middle-earth to enjoy some of Tolkien’s often overlooked yet most creative storytelling. With dragons and sand sorcerers, sea monsters and hobbits, knights and dwarves, this collection contains all the classic elements for Tolkien buffs of all ages.
### Review
Roverandom: ‘An old-fashioned story, yet it still speaks freshly today! would leap to life when read aloud to a child’ Independent Farmer Giles of Ham: ‘A fabulous tale of the days when giants and dragons walked the kingdom’ Sunday Times Leaf by Niggle: ‘A haunting and successful demonstration of the qualities of faerie’ New York Times The Adventures of Tom Bombadil: ‘Something close to genius’ The Listener Smith of Wootton Major: ‘Whoever reads it at eight will no doubt still be going back to it at eighty’ New Statesman
### About the Author
Alan Lee was born in England in 1947. Inspired by Tolkien’s work to pursue his chosen path as an artist of the mythic and fantastic, he has illustrated a wide range of books including Faeries, The Mabinogion, Castles, Merlin Dreams, the centenary edition of The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit. He is a winner of the Carnegie Medal for his illustrated edition of The Illiad.
J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) is the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic and extraordinary works of fiction as *The Hobbit* , *The Lord of the Rings* , and *The Silmarillion*. His books have been translated into more than fifty languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

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Supercharged Food

Supercharged Food is a simple and inspiring guide to eating for optimum health. It features more than 90 recipes that are gluten, wheat, dairy, yeast and sugar-free, each bursting with nutrient-rich or ‘super’ foods that will help nourish and heal your body. Whether you have coeliac disease, food allergies or you just want to improve your health, this is your one-stop shop for easy, vibrant and flavourful meals that will jump-start your immune system, boost your energy levels and maintain your long-term wellbeing.

Supercharged Food is a simple and inspiring guide to eating for optimum health. It features more than 90 recipes that are gluten, wheat, dairy, yeast and sugar-free, each bursting with nutrient-rich or ‘super’ foods that will help nourish and heal your body. Whether you have coeliac disease, food allergies or you just want to improve your health, this is your one-stop shop for easy, vibrant and flavourful meals that will jump-start your immune system, boost your energy levels and maintain your long-term wellbeing.

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Split Infinity

On the technological, decadent world of Proton, someone was trying to destroy Stile, serf and master Gamesman. His only escape lay through a mysterious “curtain” revealed by a loving robot.
Beyond the curtain lay Phaze—a world totally ruled by magic. There, his first encounter was with an amulet that turned into a demon determined to choke him to death. And there, he soon learned, his alternate self had already been murdered by sorcery, and he was due to be the next victim.
“Know thyself!” the infallible Oracle told him. But first he must save himself as he shuttled between worlds.
On Proton, his fate depended on winning the great Games.
On Phaze, he could survive only by mastering magic.
And if he used any magic at all, the werewolf and the unicorn who were his only friends were determined to kill him at once!

On the technological, decadent world of Proton, someone was trying to destroy Stile, serf and master Gamesman. His only escape lay through a mysterious “curtain” revealed by a loving robot.
Beyond the curtain lay Phaze—a world totally ruled by magic. There, his first encounter was with an amulet that turned into a demon determined to choke him to death. And there, he soon learned, his alternate self had already been murdered by sorcery, and he was due to be the next victim.
“Know thyself!” the infallible Oracle told him. But first he must save himself as he shuttled between worlds.
On Proton, his fate depended on winning the great Games.
On Phaze, he could survive only by mastering magic.
And if he used any magic at all, the werewolf and the unicorn who were his only friends were determined to kill him at once!

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