Leaf by Niggle download free [PDF and Ebook] by J. R. R. Tolkien

Leaf by Niggle download free [PDF and Ebook] by J. R. R. Tolkien year 2016
  • Book name: Leaf by Niggle
  • Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Release date: 2016/6/6
  • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
  • ISBN: 9780008205539
  • Rating: 7.19 of 10
  • Votes: 578
  • Review by: Marco Guthrie
  • Review rating: 7.64 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/18
  • Total pages: 64
  • Includes a PDF summary of 6 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Published for the very first time in its own volume, Tolkien's remarkable tale about a painter whose obsession with detail prevents him from finishing his great work. Niggle is a painter. Not a very successful one, partly because he has so many other things to do. For some time he has been obsessed with one particular canvas - a curious picture of a tree with a vast landscape stretching out behind it. The painting keeps getting bigger and bigger, but Niggle has a journey to make. In 1939 Tolkien was despairing of ever bringing his great work The Lord of the Rings to a conclusion. One morning he woke up with the story Leaf by Niggle complete in his mind and wrote it down. This poignant story, about an artist on a curious journey, is often seen as an allegory of the writer's own creative process and life. Published to coincide with a new touring stage production of the story, this is the first time the story has been published in its own volume, enabling readers to savour one of Tolkien's most elegant, haunting and least-known short stories.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 4H17M4S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Classic Books & Novels, Fantasy, Fantasy Books
  • Available formats: WORD, TXT, MobiPocket, DOC, DOCX, EPUB, BMP, PDF. Compressed in CBR, ZIP, Z, TBZ, 7-ZIP, BZ2, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 5.15 USD
  • Dimensions: 111x178x5mm
  • Weight: 60g
  • Printed by: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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