Roverandom by Wayne G. Hammond, J.R.R. Tolkien, Christina Scull

Roverandom

Wayne G. Hammond, J.R.R. Tolkien, Christina Scull with Derek Jacobi (Narrator), Jack Farrar (Narrator)

2 hours, 37 minutes first pub 1998 (editions)

fiction childrens classics fantasy adventurous fast-paced

Description

Tolkien’s acclaimed modern classic ‘fairie’ tale, read by Derek Jacobi.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 sto...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,227 reviews

Moods

lighthearted 92%
adventurous 91%
funny 64%
hopeful 22%
relaxing 21%
inspiring 7%
mysterious 7%
reflective 7%
emotional 3%
informative 1%
tense 1%

Pace

fast 52%
medium 39%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 47% | A mix: 27% | Character: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 55% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 46% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 41% | No: 39% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 7%

Average rating

3.84

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