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The lays of Beleriand

Author: J R R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1994, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Ballantine Books edView all editions and formats
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The Lays of Beleriand are epic stories in verse form of the Elder days of Middle-earth. Contained herein is The Lay of the Children of Hurin, which tell the tale of Turin Son of Hurin and Glorund the Dragon. The Lay of Leithian tells of Thingol, of the meeting of Beren and Luthien, and of the battle between Fiingolfin and Morgoth. Together these Lays form an important backdrop to The Silmarillion, and illuminate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantastic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien
ISBN: 0345388186 : 9780345388186 0395394295 9780395394298
OCLC Number: 31380610
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 465 p. ; 18 cm.
Contents: Preface --
I. The Lay of the children of Húrin. Túrin son of Húrin & Glórund the Dragon ; The second version of the Children of Húrin --
II. Poems early abandoned. The flight of the Noldoli ; Fragment of an alliterative Lay of Eärendel ; The Lay of the fall of Gondolin --
III. The Lay of Leithian. The gest of Beren and Lúthien ; The unwritten cantos ; Appendix : commentary by C.S. Lewis --
IV. The lay of Leithian recommenced --
Note on the original submission of the Lay of Leithian and the Silmarillion in 1937 --
Glossary of obsolete, archaic, and rare words and meanings.
Responsibility: J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien.

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The Lays of Beleriand are epic stories in verse form of the Elder days of Middle-earth. Contained herein is The Lay of the Children of Hurin, which tell the tale of Turin Son of Hurin and Glorund the Dragon. The Lay of Leithian tells of Thingol, of the meeting of Beren and Luthien, and of the battle between Fiingolfin and Morgoth. Together these Lays form an important backdrop to The Silmarillion, and illuminate some of the oldest tales of Middle-earth.

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