28 September 2006

Toll Keen

My booksy antennae wave, my contacts send thru the needful.

Why do I shudder at news of Tolkien's three Great Tales:

  • 'The Children or Hurin', "reconstructed from its 'unfinished state' by Christopher Tolkien, edited together from multiple drafts" (groan retch) grabbed by the Prince of Darkness' Harper UK house. April 2007 release.
  • Nepotistic US rights, to once-classy Houghton Mifflin for same-time US bombardment.
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