Some of Tolkien's Fair(l)y (good) Tales.
From Tolkien, to the Tolkien-adjacent to the Tolkien-adjacent-adjacent.
Now, of all my recent Tolkien-adjacent recommendations, this one is probably the least Tolkien-adjacent.
"Novel re-imaginings of traditional stories and themes is basically Neil Gaiman's entire business model. Also, terrifying children."
Presented for your consideration once again, Tolkien on Fairy Tales.
Several Fairy Tale-type Fantasy stories, welcome changes from modern Fantasy's trend of "Tolkien, but with none of the things that make Tolkien interesting".
8/10; would go beyond the Fields We Know again.
Known to generations of children, Astraea and Orm is one of Realmgard's most popular fairy tales.
It may surprise you to learn that a man of high-brow learning and serious, proper academia like Tolkien possessed a deep fascination with and interest in Fairy Tales. Yet here we are.