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Write a review Rate this item: 1 2 3 4 5. Preview this item Preview this item. To console him, his father, J. Tolkien, improvised a story about Rover, a real dog who is magically transformed into a toy and is forced to seek out the wizard who wronged him in order to be returned to normal.
This charming tale, peopled by a sand-sorcerer and a terrible dragon, by the king of the sea and the Man-in-the-Moon, endured several drafts over the years. Now, more than seventy years later, the adventures of Rover are published for the first time.
Hammond and illustrated with Tolkien's own delightful drawings. Read more Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Truly did Tolkien say that The Silmarillion had influenced nearly all of his fiction, and Roverandom is the more interesting for its brush with the earlier tales of Arda and Middle-earth.
Nor are the spiders that Roverandom encounters on the moon unlike those seen by Bilbo in Mirkwood. There is no evidence that the author had already set Roverandom on paper in , but an illustration for the tale, a picture of a lunar landscape , is dated by him to that year. Three further illustrations such as this one were made in September , when the Tolkiens were on holiday at Lyme Regis in Dorset, suggesting that he told Roverandom to his children once again; a fifth picture is dated to —8. Among these is one of J. Tolkien seems to have written out the tale of Roverandom at Christmas , adding an episode concerning the Man-in-the-Moon and a lunar eclipse said to be caused by dragons.
By now, all of the basic elements of Roverandom were probably in place. He further revised Roverandom during the next nine years, progressively adding incident and detail. But The Hobbit published in proved so successful that a sequel was wanted above all else, so Tolkien set Roverandom aside, apparently never to return to it. Roverandom was finally published posthumously in , over 60 years after it was written, and 25 years after the author's death, edited from its latest version, and with an introduction and notes, by Christina Scull and Wayne G. Select an article