Roverandom

  • von J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Sprecher: Derek Jacobi
  • 2 Std. 37 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

While on holiday in 1925, four-year-old Michael Tolkien lost his beloved toy dog on the beach at Filey in Yorkshire. To console him, his father, J.R.R. 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, went through several drafts over the years. Now, more than 70 years on, the adventures of Rover, or, for reasons that become clear in the story, 'Roverandom', are published in A-format for the first time. Rich in wit and wordplay, Roverandom is edited and introduced by Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond and includes Tolkien's own delightful illustrations.

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 04.10.2005
  • Verlag: HarperCollins Publishers Limited