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Smith of Wootton Major / Farmer Giles of Ham

J.R.R. Tolkien

Smith of Wootton Major / Farmer Giles of Ham

by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nonfiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9872953M
    ISBN 100345245644
    ISBN 109780345245649
    OCLC/WorldCa83814131

    About Smith of Wootton Major & Farmer Giles of Ham. Venture into the imagination of J.R.R. Tolkien with these classic fantasies that dazzle and delight. Smith of Wootton Major “Like The Hobbit, this is first and foremost a goodtale—dense and engrossing, full of unexpectedturns It is both homely and haunting, and in its way, almost literally bewitching.”. > Enquire about this book # - Farmer Giles of Ham, Large Print Edition - $ Farmer Giles of Ham, 1st Large Print Edition published by Cedric Chivers Ltd, in its original dustjacket > Enquire about this book: #CLP - Smith of Wootton Major - 1st UK Edition, 1st impression - € 60,-.

    I enjoyed both fantasies: Smith of Wooton Major & Farmer Giles of Ham. Smith is a good, caring husband and father. He was fortunate when young to receive a gift from the Faery which served him well. But soon it is time to pass the gift along - and how he handles letting it go makes this story more than just a fairy tale/5(10). Author: J.R.R. Tolkien; Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN: Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Never before published in a single volume, Tolkien’s four novellas (Farmer Giles of Ham, Leaf by Niggle, Smith of Wootton Major, and Roverandom) and one book of poems (The Adventures of Tom Bombadil) are gathered together for the first .

    Buy Smith of Wootton Major & Farmer Giles of Ham by J R R Tolkien from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction.5/5(2). Smith of Wootton Major is a short story by J. R. R. Tolkien about a boy who gets a fay-star in a slice of cake during the Twenty-Four Feast, and explores Faery during the time before the next Feast. The book was originally illustrated by Pauline Baynes.


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Smith of Wootton Major / Farmer Giles of Ham by J.R.R. Tolkien Download PDF EPUB FB2

In SMITH OF WOOTTON MAJOR, Tolkien explores the gift of fantasy, and what it means to the life and character of the man who receives it. And FARMER GILES OF HAM tells a delightfully ribald mock-heroic tale, where a dragon who invades a town refuses to fight, and a farmer is chosen to slay him/5(49).

I preferred Farmer Giles of Ham, but Smith of Wootton Major definitely has merit as well. SoWM delved a little deeper into slightly more "signficant" themes, and I could see it making a great story to be passed on through word-of-mouth:) And then, of course, FGoH was just fun/5.

In SMITH OF WOOTTON MAJOR, Tolkien explores the gift of fantasy, and what it means to the life and character of the man who receives it. And FARMER GILES OF HAM tells a delightfully ribald mock-heroic tale, where a dragon who invades a town refuses to fight, and a farmer is chosen to slay him.5/5(5).

Editions for Smith of Wootton Major & Farmer Giles of Ham: (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Mass Market Paperback publis Cited by: 9. I felt Smith of Wootton Major had a lot of atmosphere and a whimsical, magical feeling, whereas I found Farmer Giles of Ham to be humorous, clever, and amusing.

Both of them were creative and not simply run-of-the mill fantasy stories/5(49). The Paperback of the Smith of Smith of Wootton Major / Farmer Giles of Ham book Major & Farmer Giles of Ham by J.

Tolkien, Pauline Diana Baynes, Pauline Diana Baynes | at Barnes & Noble Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Random House Publishing Group. In SMITH OF WOOTTON MAJOR, Tolkien explores the gift of fantasy, and what it means to the life and character of the man who receives it.

And FARMER GILES OF HAM tells a delightfully ribald mock-heroic tale, where a dragon who invades a town refuses to fight, and a farmer is chosen to slay him/5(K). Get this from a library.

Smith of Wootton Major ; Farmer Giles of Ham. [J R R Tolkien; Pauline Baynes] -- Two bewitching fantasies by J.R.R. Tolkien, beloved author of THE HOBBIT.

In SMITH OF WOOTTON MAJOR, Tolkien explores the gift of fantasy, and what it means to the life and character of the man who. Farmer Giles is a little easier to like immediately, being a good-hearted, somewhat thick "ordinary" person with an excitable dog and a rather inoffensive dragon.

"Smith of Wootton Major & Farmer Giles of Ham" pairs together two shining gems of early fantasy -- one an enchanted fable, the other a tongue-in-cheek comedy of errors/5(26).

In SMITH OF WOOTTON MAJOR, Tolkien explores the gift of fantasy, and what it means to the life and character of the man who receives it. And FARMER GILES OF HAM tells a delightfully ribald mock-heroic tale, where a dragon who invades a town refuses to fight, and a farmer is chosen to slay : Smith of Wootton Major / Farmer Giles of Ham Tolkien Hildebrandt Baynes PB $ $ Shipping: $ $ Free shipping.

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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Smith of Wootton Major: " a short prose meditation on the gift of fantasy, what it is, whence it comes, and what it means to the life and character of the man who receives it." — Paul H.

Kocher "Like The Hobbit, this is first and foremost a good tale—dense and engrossing, full of unexpected turns it is both homely and haunting, and in its way, almost literally bewitching.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Smith of Wootton Major - Farmer Giles of Ham by J. Tolkien (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(2). Farmer Giles of Ham is a comic Medieval fable written by J.

Tolkien in and published in The story describes the encounters between Farmer Giles and a wily dragon named Chrysophylax, and how Giles manages to use these to rise from humble beginnings to rival the king of the is cheerfully anachronistic and light-hearted, set in Britain in an imaginary Author: J.

Tolkien. The slim paperback Smith Of Wooton Major & Farmer Giles Of Ham collects two Tolkien stories, neither of which I'd read before, set in worlds that share a. Contains two tales by fantasy author J.R.R Tolkien, including "Smith of Wootton Major," the story of a child who is gifted with a life of privilege after swallowing a magic star; and "Farmer Giles of Ham," about a man who becomes an unwitting hero after accidently shooting a giant.

In SMITH OF WOOTTON MAJOR, Tolkien explores the gift of fantasy, and what it means to the life and character of the man who receives it.

And FARMER GILES OF HAM tells a delightfully ribald mock-heroic tale, where a dragon who invades a town refuses to fight, and a farmer is chosen to slay him/5(3).

Smith of Wootton Major & Farmer Giles of Ham: J.R.R. Tolkien: Books - (8).Farmer Giles of Ham did not look like a hero. He was fat and red-bearded and enjoyed a slow, comfortable life. Then one day a rather deaf and short-sighted giant blundered on to his land.

More by luck than skill, Farmer Giles managed to scare him away. The people of the village cheered: Farmer Giles was a hero. Disclaimer: Farmer Giles of Ham is the work and property of J.R.R. Tolkien. This purpose of this video is to act as a non-profit educational tool.

Enjoy! Reader: Eddie Worrell.