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The story of Finn and Hengest, an obscure and allusive tale, was interpreted by Tolkien in this persuasive and original book. The editor studied under the author at university and was chosen by Tolkien to undertake the work of publishing the book.

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J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) is best known as the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. It was Professor Tolkien's own wish that the preparation for publication of this work should be undertaken by Alan Bliss, who studied under him from 1946-48. Alan Bliss has himself died since Finn and Hengest's hardback publication in 1982.

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  • PublisherFirebird Distributing
  • Publication date1998
  • ISBN 10 0261103555
  • ISBN 13 9780261103559
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