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The book of lost tales

Author: J R R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1984, ©1983-©1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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The Book of Lost Tales contains the first forms of the myths that came to be called The Silmarillion. These include early accounts of Gods and Elves, Dwarves, Balrogs, and Orcs; of the geography and cosmography of their invented world, J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. Includes Beren and Luthien, Turin and the Dragon, and full narratives of the Necklace of the Dwarves and the Fall of Gondolin. Also includes commentary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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Tolkien, J.R.R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973.
Book of lost tales.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1984, ©1983-©1984
(OCoLC)705778424
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien
ISBN: 0395354390 9780395354391 0395366143 9780395366141
OCLC Number: 9756715
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The cottage of lost play --
The music of the Ainur --
The coming of the Valar and the building of Valinor --
The chaining of Melko --
The coming of the elves and the making of Kôr --
The theft of Melko and the darkening of Valinor --
The flight of the Noldoli --
The tale of the sun and moon --
The hiding of Valinor --
Gilfanon's tale : the travail of the Noldoli and the coming of mankind --
v. 2. The tale of Tinúviel --
Turambar and the Foalókez --
The fall of Gondolin --
The Nauglafring --
The history of Eriol or Ælfwine and the end of the tales / Ælfwine of England.
Responsibility: J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien.
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The Book of Lost Tales contains the first forms of the myths that came to be called The Silmarillion. These include early accounts of Gods and Elves, Dwarves, Balrogs, and Orcs; of the geography and cosmography of their invented world, J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. Includes Beren and Luthien, Turin and the Dragon, and full narratives of the Necklace of the Dwarves and the Fall of Gondolin. Also includes commentary and poems associated with each tale.

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