The grandson of JRR Tolkien, world famous author of the The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogies, has published his incredible new novel with New Generation Publishing in May this year.
ALIVE IN WINTER
By Michael Tolkien
Uncertainty is a major theme of this collection. It is shown to be perplexing, moving, even uplifting, as found in personal relationships and behaviour observed in both the human and ‘natural’ worlds. The doldrums and peaks of the capacity for ‘creative’ work add further perspectives, and throughout the presence or absence of love and appreciation is crucial.
About Michael Tolkien:
Michael was born in Birmingham, raised in a rural community in the Chiltern Hills, and then moved several times due to his father’s changes of employment.
Michael is a poet and author of several books. He retired in 1994 due to ill health. He has been married three times since 1967 and has two daughters, Catherine and Ruth. Michael is a member of the board of the Tolkien Estate.
Michael has written and published numerous books and poems, all of which can be found on his website. You can also find several lectures about his grandfather and his legacy on Michael’s website.