The Silmarillion

The Silmarillion

J.R.R. Tolkien


“Majestic! . . . Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will locate in The Silmarillion a cosmology to name their very own, medieval romances, fierce fairy stories, and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury . . . It overwhelms the reader.” — Time

The tale of the production of the realm and of the 1st Age, this can be the traditional drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings glance again and in whose occasions a few of them, resembling Elrond and Galadriel, took half. the 3 Silmarils have been jewels created by means of Fëanor, so much talented of the Elves. inside of them used to be imprisoned the sunshine of the bushes of Valinor earlier than the timber themselves have been destroyed by means of Morgoth, the 1st darkish Lord. Thereafter, the unsullied gentle of Valinor lived on purely within the Silmarils, yet they have been seized via Morgoth and set in his crown, which was once guarded within the impenetrable castle of Angband within the north of Middle-earth. The Silmarillion is the heritage of the uprising of Fëanor and his kindred opposed to the gods, their exile from Valinor and go back to Middle-earth, and their conflict, hopeless regardless of all their heroism, opposed to the nice Enemy.

“A production of singular attractiveness . . . fantastic in its top moments.” — Washington submit

“Heart-lifting . . . a piece of strength, eloquence and noble imaginative and prescient . . . Superb!” — Wall road magazine

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