Originally Posted by Elsi
Not exactly. The thread was started in July, long before the books became available through legitimate outlets.
By the way, in addition to Books on Board, the Tolkein books are available from Fictionwise, Amazon, and the Sony store. I'd strongly recommend that you replace any copy you had obtained from other channels with a sanctioned version from one of these stores.
I also saw this but saw the thread as being old and some links and formats have problems....