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The lays of Beleriand

Author: J R R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
"The third volume of The History of Middle-earth, gives us a privileged insight into the creation of the mythology of Middle-earth, through the alliterative verse tales of two of the most crucial stories in Tolkien's world - those of Turien and Luthien. The first of the poems is the unpublished Lay of the Children of Hurin, narrating on a grand scale the tragedy of Turin Turambar. The second is the moving Lay of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien
ISBN: 0261102265 9780261102262
OCLC Number: 861341861
Notes: Originally published: London : Allen & Unwin, 1985.
Includes index.
Description: 393 pages : facsimiles ; 20 cm
Responsibility: J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien.


The third volume that contains the early myths and legends which led to the writing of Tolkien's epic tale of war, The Silmarillion.  Read more...


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'A worthy addition to The History of Middle-earth' Mallorn 'Anyone loving the oiginal books will want to study this one' Daily Mail

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