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The Silmarillion

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4 out of 5
Based on 21,152 Ratings and 2,096 Reviews

Book Description
The Silmarillion is J.R.R. Tolkien's tragic, operatic history of the First Age of Middle-Earth, essential background material for serious readers of the classic Lord of the Rings saga. Tolkien's work sets the standard for fantasy, and this audio version of the "Bible of Middle-Earth" does The Silmarillion justice. Martin Shaw's reading is grave and resonant, conveying all the powerful events and e... More
Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
BindingPaperback (71 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages304
ISBN-100395346460
ISBN-13978-0395346464
Publication Date09/07/1983
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About J.R.R. Tolkien (Author) : J.R.R. Tolkien (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was a published author, creator, editor, illustrator, narrator, and a translator of children's books. Some of the published credits of J.R.R. Tolki... more
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About Christopher Tolkien (Editor) : Christopher Tolkien is a published author, editor, and a narrator of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Christopher Tolkien include Le Silmarillion : Contes et Légendes inachevés, T... more
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7/8/2010 Naomi Ruth Thompson said: I have learned so much from Tolkien, whether world-building, language construction, or not being afraid to delve deep into a world some people will never believe in. I am deeply indebted to what Tolkien has taught me as a writer.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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12/23/2008 Ali B tagged as: tolkien, fantasy, classic literature

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