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The Silmarillion

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Set in a time far earlier than Tolkien's master works, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, this is the epic history of the elves, and the grand story of the creation of Tolkien's magical world. The Lord of the Rings narrated the great events at the end of the Third Age; but the tales of The Silmarillion are legends deriving from a much deeper past, when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle-earth, and the High Elves made war upon him for the recovery of the Silmarils. Never published in the author's lifetime, The Silmarillion is an essential compendium for all Tolkien fans. It will be published in five consecutive volumes, each completely unabridged. The series contains not only the Quenta Silmarillion, but four other short works: the Ainulindale, Valaquenta, Akallabeth and Of the Rings of Power.
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Last Update 2018-05-24 23:14:15PM
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display_description Tales and legends chronicling the world's beginnings and the happenings of the First Age set the stage for Tolkien's other classic works and focus on the theft of the Elves' jewels by Morgoth, first dark Lord of Middle-earth.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, English, Middle Earth (Imaginary place) -- Fiction, Middle Earth (Imagininary place) -- Fiction
title_display The Silmarillion
title_full The Silmarillion, The Silmarillion / J. R. R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien, The Silmarillion / J.R.R. Tolkien, The Silmarillion / J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien, The Silmarillion / J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien ; illustrated by Ted Nasmith, The Silmarillion / J.R.R. Tolkien ; illustrated by Ted Nasmith ; edited by Christopher Tolkien
title_short The Silmarillion
topic_facet Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, English, Fiction, Middle Earth (Imaginary place), Middle Earth (Imagininary place)