HarperCollins to release unpublished Tolkien 'treasure trove'

HarperCollins to release unpublished Tolkien 'treasure trove'

HarperCollins is to publish a “treasure trove” of a previously unseen collection of writings exploring Middle-earth penned by J R R Tolkien, in the decades after The Lord of the Rings was published.

The Tolkien Estate has granted the publisher world rights to The Nature of Middle-earth, which will be edited by Carl F Hostetter and promises to transport readers back to the world of The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales and The Lord of the Rings.

It will be published on 24th June 2021, and simultaneously in North America by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chris Smith, deputy publishing director, e...

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