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Beren and Lúthien

Beren and Lúthien( )
Author: Tolkien, J. R. R.
Editor: Tolkien, Christopher
Illustrator: Lee, Alan
ISBN:978-1-328-91533-7
Publication Date:Mar 2018
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

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 The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings with Elves and Men along with the rich landscape and creatures unique to Tolkien's Middle-earth.

Edited by Christopher Tolkien with cover art, drawings, and color plates by Alan Lee.
 

Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Fantasy / Epic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.781 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds
Author Biography
Tolkien, J. R. R. (Author)
A writer of fantasies, Tolkien, a professor of language and literature at Oxford University, was always intrigued by early English and the imaginative use of language. In his greatest story, the trilogy The Lord of the Rings (1954--56), Tolkien invented a language with vocabulary, grammar, syntax, even poetry of its own. Though readers have created various possible allegorical interpretations, Tolkien has said: "It is not about anything but itself. (Certainly it has no allegorical intentions, general, particular or topical, moral, religious or political.)" In The Adventures of Tom Bombadil (1962), Tolkien tells the story of the "master of wood, water, and hill," a jolly teller of tales and singer of songs, one of the multitude of characters in his romance, saga, epic, or fairy tales about his country of the Hobbits.

Tolkien was also a formidable medieval scholar, as evidenced by his work, Beowulf: The Monster and the Critics (1936) and his edition of Anciene Wisse: English Text of the Anciene Riwle.

Among his works published posthumously, are The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún and The Fall of Arthur, which was edited by his son, Christopher.

In 2013, his title, The\Hobbit (Movie Tie-In) made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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