The Book of Lost Tales 2 (The History of Middle-earth, Book 2) by Christopher Tolkien

The Book of Lost Tales 2 (The History of Middle-earth, Book 2)

byChristopher Tolkien, J. R. R. Tolkien

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The second of a two-book set that contains the early myths and legends which led to the writing of Tolkien’s epic tale of war, The Silmarillion. This second part of The Book of Lost Tales includes the tale of Beren and Lúthien, Túrin and the Dragon, and the only full narratives of the Necklace of the Dwarves and the Fall of Gondolin, itself the finest and most exciting depiction of a battle that Tolkien ever wrote. Each tale is followed by a commentary in the form of a short essay, together with texts of associated poems, and contains extensive information on names and vocabulary in the earliest Elvish languages.
Title:The Book of Lost Tales 2 (The History of Middle-earth, Book 2)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 3, 2011Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007348193

ISBN - 13:9780007348190

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beginings of Greatness In this the second volume of the History of Middle Earth, Christopher Tolkien expertly guides us through the early sketches of Tolkien's mythical world. This book exposes new layers of Tolkien's brilliance as we can see the entire creation process of Middle Earth; an amazing book.
Date published: 2000-07-23