More Info About ‘Black & White Ogre Country’
From Ian Collier, Tolkien Society Publicity Officer: Edited by Angela Gardner (a long-standing member of the Tolkien Society) this book describes the childhood adventures of Hilary and JRR Tolkien. Hilary was JRR Tolkien’s younger brother and this book uses Hilary’s own words from recently discovered notebooks and previously unpublished letters between the brothers. Illustrated in colour by Jef Murray. 80 pages, Hardback with dustjacket, available from end January.
There is an International Launch event on Friday 30th January 2009 at 19.00 hrs in the Crown, Market Square, Stony Stratford, tis is a limited ticket event (60 max) so contact angie AT stonymk DOT co DOT uk
Tickets will be on sale from “Well Past It” in Timor Court, Stony Stratford, UK from January 5th. £1 each, with the proceeds going to MK Kids With Diabetes.
A signed and numbered edition will be published in April 2009 – Details as for the standard hardback edition, but this edition is limited to 100 numbered copies and will be signed by Angela Gardner, Jef Murray and Chris Tolkien (Hilary’s Grandson not CJRT). Price £50.00. Advance order direct from ADC Books. Numbers allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.Posted in Books Publications, Events, J.R.R. Tolkien, Lectures & Education, Tolkien, Tolkien Family on January 14, 2009 by xoanon