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David Colbert - The ​Magical Worlds of the Lord of the Rings
Why ​are Tolkien's Elves tall? Which monster attacked Tolkien in real life? What legend inspired the creation of Gollum? In his masterpiece _The Lord of the Rings_ J. R. R. Tolkien drew upon a lifetime of knowledge to create the fantastical world of Middle-earth, a place that has captured the imaginations of millions of readers. _The Magical Worlds of The Lord of the Rings_ tells the stories behind Tolkien's stories. From dwarves and elves to King Arthur and Beowulf, the book explores the ancient myths and legends that inspired Tolkien, as well as the ideas and events that sparked his incredible imagination.

David Colbert - The ​Magical Worlds of Narnia
Who ​led Lewis to create the White Witch? Why did the adventure begin in a wardrobe? Why wasn't Aslan in the stories at first? What if you found another world, filled with magical creatures like centaurs, witches and a talking lion, and the door to it was in your own hours? Beginning with the enchanted opening of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, C. S. Lewis's seven Chronicles of Narnia have delighted readers for generations. Now The Magical Worlds of Narnia explores the medieval lore and ancient myths that inspired Lewis, tracing Narnia's origins to the Bible, the tales of King Arthur, and Lewis's personal history. This essential guide is a passport to one of the most unusual adventures of all time.

David Colbert - Čarovné ​svety Harryho Pottera
Knihy ​J. K. Rowlingovej sú plné súvislostí s dejinami, mýtmi, legendami a literatúrou. _Čarovné svety Harryho Pottera_ nám odhaľujú to, čo sa za jej príbehmi skrýva. Táto cesta do iných svetov, skutočných i fantastických, od starovekého Egypta a Grécka až po Indiu a Japonsko, nebude pre nás len zábavou, ale aj obohatením. Stretneme sa s čarodejníkom Merlinom, so skutočnými stredovekými alchymistami, bájnymi bytosťami. Dozvieme sa, odkiaľ pochádzajú čarovné tvory, ako sú napríklad fénix a hipogrif... Prečítame si, ako je to s čarovnými svetmi v dielach Williama Shakespeara, Gustava Flauberta, Charlesa Dickensa, J. R. R. Tolkiena a iných spisovateľov. Malý encyklopédia _Čarovné svety Harryho Pottera_ určite poteší všetkých fanúšikov Harry Pottera, bude nás sprevádzať jeho dobrodružstvami a pútavo nám objasní, čo za nimi môžeme nájsť.

David Colbert - The ​Magical Worlds of Philip Pullman
After ​exploring the worlds of Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, and Narnia, David Colbert turns his eye to Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy. From the philosophy of William Blake and John Milton's poem Paradise Lost to quantum physics and the Bible, this book reveals the complex origins and controversial themes that make Pullman's trilogy a modern marvel in literature.

David Colbert - The ​Magical Worlds of Harry Potter
J. ​K. Rowling fills her books with references to history, myths, legends and literature. _The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter_ reveals the stories behind the stories. All the questions you ever wanted to ask about Harry's fantastical world are answered here. Discover the astonishing origins of magical creatures, the clues to hidden meanings in names, and amazing facts about real-life wizards and ancient magic spells. From Alchemists to Unicorns, Basilisks to Veela, this fascinating compendium brings another dimension to Harry's adventures.