Автор: Carpenter Humphrey Название: J. R. R. Tolkien ISBN: 0008207771 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780008207779 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 2075 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The original authorised biography, and the only one written by an author who actually met J.R.R. Tolkien, reissued to mark Tolkien`s 125th Anniversary.
Автор: Tolkien J.R.R. Название: Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien, The ISBN: 0261102656 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780261102651 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 2075 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A comprehensive collection of letters spanning the adult life (1914-1973) of one of the world's most famous storytellers. 'It is not possible even at great length to "pot" "The Lord of the Rings" in a paragraph or two. It was begun in 1936, and every part has been written many times! the labour has been colossal; and it must stand or fall, practically as it is.' J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the most prolific letter writers of this century. Over the years he wrote to his publishers, his family, to friends (including C.S. Lewis, W.H. Auden and Naomi Mitchison) and to fans of his books. The letters present a fascinating and highly detailed portrait of the man in many of his aspects: as storyteller, scholar, Catholic, parent and observer of the world around him. They also shed much light on his creative genius and grand design for the creation of a whole new world - Middle-earth. This collection will appeal not only to the legions of Tolkien fans, but will entertain anyone who appreciates the art of letter-writing, of which Tolkien was a master. 'I am nearly always written to as Tolkein (not by you): I do not know why, since it is pronounced by me always - keen.'
Автор: Humphrey Carpenter Название: Inklings, The ISBN: 0007748698 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780007748693 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: от 1596 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Critically acclaimed, award-winning biography of CS Lewis, JRR Tolkien and the brilliant group of writers to come out of Oxford during the Second World War. C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and their friends were a regular feature of the Oxford scenery in the years during and after the Second World War. They drank beer on Tuesdays at the "Bird and Baby", and on Thursday nights they met in Lewis' Magdalen College rooms to read aloud from the books they were writing; jokingly they called themselves "The Inklings". C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien first introduced "The Screwtape Letters" and "The Lord of the Rings" to an audience in this company and Charles Williams, poet and writer of super-natural thrillers, was another prominent member of the group. Humphrey Carpenter, who wrote the acclaimed biography of J.R.R. Tolkien, draws upon unblished letters and diaries, to which he was given special access, in this engrossing story.
Автор: Carpenter, H Название: Mr Majeika and the School Trip ISBN: 0141303352 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141303352 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 761 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: More amazing adventures with Mr Majeika, the ex-wizard, turned teacher, and his class at St Barty's School. This time there's a trip down a magic river, a battle to save St Barty's from the wrecking ball, and work experience for Class Three.
Автор: Carpenter, H Название: Mr Majeika and the Lost Spell Book ISBN: 0141315369 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141315362 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 761 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Fun and magic combine as usual in this new Mr Majeika story. The pupils in Class 3 at St Barty's School are not impressed when their headteacher imposes strict rules of behaviour for Halloween. Mr Majeika uses a little magic to make the evening memorable but nasty Hamish Bigmore tells the local press and gets the wizard-teacher the sack. School without magic seems rather boring and Mr Majeika doesn't last long in the other jobs he tries. His long-time enemy, Wilhelmina Warlock is clearly behindall the trouble; she and the dreaded Hamish must be defeated before life can return to normal.
Автор: Humphrey Carpenter Название: J. R. R. Tolkien ISBN: 0007132840 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780007132843 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 1276 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In the 25 years since Tolkien's death in September 1973, millions have read "The Hobbit", "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Silmarillion" and become fascinated about the very private man behind the books. Born in Bloemfontein in January 1892, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was orphaned in childhood, brought up in near-poverty and almost thwarted in adolescent romance. He served in the First World War, surviving the Battle of the Somme, where he lost some of his closest friends, and returned to academic life, achieving high repute as a scholar and university teacher, eventually becoming Merton Professor of English at Oxford. Then suddenly his life changed dramatically. One day while marking essay papers he found himself writing "In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit" - and worldwide renown awaited him. Humphrey Carpenter was given unrestricted access to all Tolkien's papers, and interviewed his friends and family. From these sources he follows the long and painful process of creation that produced "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Silmarillion" and offers a wealth of information about the life and work of one of the 20th century's most cherished authors.
Автор: Carpenter, H Название: Mr Majeika and the Dinner Lady ISBN: 0140327622 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780140327625 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 761 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: 'Sometimes, ' whispered Jody. 'I think school dinners would be alright if it wasn't for her.'Mrs Chipchase, the nasty dinner lady, makes lunch hour at St Barty's really unpleasant. That is, for everyone but her 'favourite friend', Hamish Bigmore. Up to his usual tricks, Hamish is allowed to eat chocolate instead of ghastly school dinners!Mr Majeika decides it's time to sort out the menu...
Автор: Ashman, Linda / Carpenter, Nancy Название: M IS FOR MISCHIEF: An A to Z of Naughty ISBN: 0525475648 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780525475644 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1743 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Carpenter, H Название: Mr Majeika and the School Play ISBN: 014034358X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780140343588 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 761 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: 'I really am quite useless as a wizard.'But Class Three thinks Mr Majeika is an excellent wizard, particularly when his spells go wrong! First Hamish Bigmore ends up on TV, then a real giant appears in the school play. And finally Mr Majeika gets the whole class lost on a magic carpet! There's always an adventure with Mr Majeika around...
Автор: Carpenter, H Название: Mr Majeika and the School Inspector ISBN: 0140362886 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780140362886 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 761 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: 'Use of magic by teacher strictly forbidden.'Poor Mr Majeika goes to the bottom of the class when the school inspector comes to call. Things don't get any easier when Mr Majeika turns himself into a lobster by mistake. Class Three somehow has to get Wilhemina Worlock to undo the spell...
Описание: The two-and-a-half centuries after 1066 were momentous ones in the history of Britain. In 1066, England was conquered. The Anglo-Saxon ruling class was destroyed and the English became a subject race, dominated by a Norman-French dynasty and aristocracy. This book shows how the English domination was by no means a foregone conclusion.