Mythology According to The Lord of the Rings
Original title: La mythologie selon Le Seigneur des Anneaux
Tolkien is the father of modern fantasy. He inspired thousands of artists and readers around the world, and his rich universe of adaptations is considered as an absolute landmark, the largest fantastic work of the 20th century.
But what are his influences? Which myths accompanied him during the writing? What stories from Scandinavian mythology can we relate to its elves, goblins, trolls, and all the wonderful creatures who inhabit Middle-earth? Where did his white mages and the terrible Sauron come from? How did he build his elven and runic alphabet, his cosmology, and everything that makes The Lord of the Rings a brilliant and eternal series?
Discover with Ilan Ferry the secrets The Lord of the Rings, and immerse yourself in what inspired the fascinating world of Middle-earth.