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The legend of Sigurd and Gudrún

Author: J R R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tolkien's version of the great legend of Northern antiquity. In the first part, we follow the adventures of Sigurd, the slayer of Fafnir, and his betrothal to the Valkyrie Brynhild. In the second, the tragedy mounts to its end in the murder of Sigurd at the hands of his blood-brothers, the suicide of Brynhild, and the despair of Gudrún.
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Tolkien, J.R.R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973.
Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún.
London : HarperCollins, 2009
(OCoLC)608022862
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien
ISBN: 9780007317233 0007317239 9780007317240 0007317247 0007317255 9780007317257
OCLC Number: 310154475
Description: 377 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Völsungakviða en nýja = The new lay of the Völsungs --
Guðrúnarkviða en nýja = The new lay of Gudrún.
Responsibility: J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien.
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The world first publication of a previously unknown work by J.R.R. Tolkien, which tells the epic story of the Norse hero, Sigurd, the dragon-slayer, the revenge of his wife, Gudrun, and the Fall of  Read more...

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"Will appeal strongly to readers already haunted by the deeper, more sombre musics of Middle-earth" The Times "This is the most unexpected of Tolkien's many posthumous publications; his son's Read more...

 
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