An incredibly thorough analysis of how frequently words and characters appear in J.R.R. Tolkien's books

It's terribly easy to get lost in Emil Johansson's Lord of the Rings Project, an extensive series of charts, maps, and genealogies analyzing J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth. His latest update to the project is a real treat: a statistical analysis of the appearance of words and characters in The Lord of the Rings, The… »2/17/13 12:30pm2/17/13 12:30pm


Interactive Lord of the Rings timeline shows exactly where in Middle Earth Tolkien's adventures took place

If you've spent hours flipping back and forth between the J.R.R. Tolkien's maps of Middle Earth and the prose in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, then take some time with Emil Johansson's interactive chronology of the series, which lets you hover over an event and see just where it took place. »7/07/12 5:30pm7/07/12 5:30pm