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The Book of Lost Tales - Part Two (Paperback, 1st American ed)

J. R. R. Tolkien

Series: Book of Lost Tales, 2

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The Book of Lost Tales was the first major work of imagination by J.R.R. Tolkien, begun in 1916-17 when he was twenty-five years old and left incomplete several years later. It stands at the beginning of the entire conception of Middle-earth and Valinor, for these tales were the first form of the myths and legends that came to be called The Silmarillion. Embedded in English legend, they are set in the narrative frame of a great westward voyage over the Ocean by a mariner named Eriol (or AElfwine) to Tol Eressea, the Lonely Isle, where elves dwelt; from him they learned their true history, the Lost Tales of Elfinesse. In these Tales are found the earliest accounts and original ideas of Gods and Elves, Dwarves, Balrogs, and Orcs; of the Silmarils and the Two Trees of Valinor; of Nargothrond and Gondolin; of the geography and cosmology of Middle-earth. Volume Two contains the Tale of Tinuviel, the story of Turambar, The Fall of Gondolin, and the story of the Necklace of the Dwarves. Each tale is followed by a short essay by Christopher Tolkien, the author's son and literary executor.


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Imprint: Mariner Books
Country of origin: United States
Series: Book of Lost Tales, 2
Release date: November 1986
First published: November 1986
Authors: J. R. R. Tolkien
Dimensions: 209 x 140 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 385
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN-13: 978-0-395-42640-1
Barcode: 9780395426401
Categories: Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Fantasy
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LSN: 0-395-42640-5

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