An extraordinary discovery is waiting for you on these pages. Mythic lore and forgotten legends unearthed by Christopher Tolkien from his father's archives unveil never-before-told stories of the three ages of ancient Middle-earth.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
The tone is heroic, both the heroes and the villains greater than life-size. New York Times Book Review
Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth concentrates on the lands of Middle-earth and comprises Gandalf s lively account of how he came to send the Dwarves to the celebrated party at Bag-End, the story of the emergence of the sea god Ulmo before the eyes of Tuor on the coast of Beleriand, and an exact description of the military organization of the Riders of Rohan and the journey of the Black Riders during the hunt for the Ring. It also contains the only surviving story about the long ages of Numenor before its downfall, and all that is known about the Five Wizards sent to Middle-earth as emissaries of the Valar, about the Seeing Stones known as palantiri, and about the legend of Amroth.
Edited and with an introduction, commentary, index, and maps by Christopher Tolkien.
An indispensable volume illuminating many unknown stories and details of Middle-earth unavailable elsewhere. Douglas A. Anderson, author of The Annotated Hobbit
J.R.R. TOLKIEN (1892 1973) is the creator of Middle-earth and the author of such classic and extraordinary works of fiction as The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and Unfinished Tales. His books have been translated into more than fifty languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.
CHRISTOPHER TOLKIEN is the third son of J.R.R. Tolkien. Appointed by Tolkien to be his literary executor, he has devoted himself to the editing and publication of unpub
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. After serving in World War I, he embarked upon a distinguished academic career and was recognized as one of the finest philologists in the world. He was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. He is, however, beloved throughout the world as the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic works as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. He died on September 2, 1973, at the age of eighty-one.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description 1988. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VR-9780345357113
Book Description Ballantine Books, 1988. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Tolkien, J.R.R. UNFINISHED TALES OF NUMENOR AND MIDDLE-EARTH. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. NY: Ballantine, c1988. recent reprinting. 493pp., index. New mass market paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 71770
Book Description Penguin Random House. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0345357116
Book Description Del Rey Books 8/12/1988, 1988. Paperback or Softback. Book Condition: New. Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-Earth. Book. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-9780345357113
Book Description 1988. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780345357113
Book Description Del Rey, 1988. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # 0345357116
Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780345357113_ing
Book Description Del Rey Books, United States, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Collected by Tolkien s son, this collection of fantasy tales further explore the legendary Middle-earth, including its languages, legends, politics, and kings, and ranging temporally from the Elder Days through the War of the Rings. Reissue. Bookseller Inventory # BTE9780345357113
Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97803453571130000000
Book Description Del Rey. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0345357116 BRAND NEW, GIFT QUALITY! NOT OVERSTOCKS OR MARKED UP REMAINDERS! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER!|0.55. Bookseller Inventory # OTF-Y-9780345357113