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ISBN-10: 0345325818

ISBN-13: 9780345325815

Edition: 1977

Authors: J. R. R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien

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"Majestic!...readers of THE HOBBIT and THE LORD OF THE RINGS...will find THE SILMARILLION a cosmology to call their own...medieval romances, fierce fairy tales and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic overwhelms the reader." TIME Those interested in J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth should not be without this grand volume that tells the tragic tale of the struggle for control of the Silmarils, a struggle that would determine the history of the world long before the War of the Ring.
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Book details

List price: $8.99
Copyright year: 1977
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/12/1985
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.704

A writer of fantasies, Tolkien, a professor of language and literature at Oxford University, was always intrigued by early English and the imaginative use of language. In his greatest story, the trilogy The Lord of the Rings (1954--56), Tolkien invented a language with vocabulary, grammar, syntax, even poetry of its own. Though readers have created various possible allegorical interpretations, Tolkien has said: "It is not about anything but itself. (Certainly it has no allegorical intentions, general, particular or topical, moral, religious or political.)" In The Adventures of Tom Bombadil (1962), Tolkien tells the story of the "master of wood, water, and hill," a jolly teller of tales and…    

Quenta Silmarillion
Of the Beginning of Days
Of Aule and Yavanna
Of the Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor
Of Thingol and Melian
Of Eldamar and the Princes of the Eldalie
Of Feanor and the Unchaining of Melkor
Of the Silmarils and the Unrest of the Noldor
Of the Darkening of Valinor
Of the Flight of the Noldor
Of the Sindar
Of the Sun and Moon and the Hiding of Valinor
Of Men
Of the Return of the Noldor
Of Beleriand and Its Realms
Of the Noldor in Beleriand
Of Maeglin
Of the Coming of Men into the West
Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin
Of Beren and Luthien
Of the Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad
Of Turin Turambar
Of the Ruin of Doriath
Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin
Of the Voyage of Earendil and the War of Wrath
Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age
The House of Finwe
The Descendants of Olwe and Elwe
The House of Beor
The House of Hador and The People of Haleth
The Sundering of the Elves
Note on Pronunciation
Index of Names
Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names