The tale of Beren and Lúthien was, or became, an essential element in the evolution of The Silmarillion, the myths and legends of the First Age of the World conceived by J.R.R. Tolkien. Returning from France and the battle of the Somme at the end of 1916, he wrote the tale in the following year.
Essential to the story, and never changed, is the fate that shadowed the love of Beren and Lúthien: for Beren was a mortal man, but Lúthien was an immortal elf. Her father, a great elvish lord,…
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Painstakingly restored from Tolkien’s manuscripts and presented for the first time as a continuous and standalone story, the epic tale of Beren and Lúthien will reunite fans of ..
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"Very much the best book about J.R.R. Tolkien that has yet been written." -- A.N. Wilson "A highly intelligent book ... Garth displays impressive skills both as researcher and writ..
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“Shows how Finnish mythology and folk tales were instrumental to how Tolkien created his own legendarium.”—Boston Globe Kullervo, son of Kalervo, is perhaps the darkest and m..
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The third volume of Tolkien's previously unpublished writings includes "The Lay of the Children of Hurin," written in the alliterative style of Anglo-Saxon verse, and "The Lay of L..
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Unavailable for more than 70 years, this early but important work is published for the first time with Tolkien’s ‘Corrigan’ poems and other supporting material, including a p..
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Never before published in a single volume, Tolkien’s four novellas (Farmer Giles of Ham, Leaf by Niggle, Smith of Wootton Major, and Roverandom) and one book of poems (The Advent..
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While Bilbo embarks on his last journey to the West, his mind is cast back to his first big adventure, THE HOBBIT. J.R.R TOLKIEN's beautiful poem is bought to life through Pauline ..