The folks from Houghton Mifflin write:

There are just 15 more days until the release of The Return of the King – the final chapter of J. R. R.Tolkien’s legendary tale of the Lord of the Rings, and Peter Jackson’s landmark epic film. Brush up on your Middle Earth History with leading Tolkien historian and critic, Oxford don, Tom Shippey, and Medievalist and Tolkien scholar, Joyce Lionarons. And before that, enjoy a FREE (albeit 3.7 hour) screening of Jackson’s The Two Towers, extended edition starting at 10 a.m.

Plus, we have some fabulous film posters from The Return of the King for early comers!

Hope to see you there!

Saturday, December 6th

The Two Towers FREE screening of the extended version (10 a.m.)

Tolkien Discussion With experts Tom Shippey & Joyce Lionarons (2 p.m.)

Join us for a FREE screening of The Two Towers, extended version at 10
a.m., followed at 2 p.m. by a discussion with world-renowned Tolkien expert and biographer Tom Shippey and noted medievalist and Tolkien scholar Joyce Lionarons.

Tom Shippey is the author of J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century and The Road to Middle-Earth – widely considered two of the finest volumes on Tolkien and the magical world that he created in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Free Library of Philadelphia
19th & Vine Streets * Montgomery auditorium

A FREE event!

For more information (215) 567-4341. Books will be for sale at the event by Joseph Fox Book Shop. A book signing will follow the presentation.

Free Library of Philadelphia Lectures
1901 Vine Street * Philadelphia, PA 19103
telephone: (215) 567-4341 fax: (215) 567-7850

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