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The Silmarillion - J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien
The Silmarillion
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The Silmarillion tells of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien's World, when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle Earth, and the High Elves made war upon them for the recovery of the Silmarils, the jewels containing the pure light of Valinor. It is to this ancient drama that the... show more
The Silmarillion tells of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien's World, when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle Earth, and the High Elves made war upon them for the recovery of the Silmarils, the jewels containing the pure light of Valinor. It is to this ancient drama that the characters in The Lord of the Rings so often look back to.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780544338012 (0544338014)
ASIN: 544338014
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Bücher, Bücher, 100000 Bücher
Bücher, Bücher, 100000 Bücher rated it
0.0 Das Silmarillion
I read this the wrong way. I should've read this like a religious/historical work instead of like a novel. Unfortunately I realized that too late, so I'm going to have to read it again sometime to be able to rate it.
My Cup of Tea
My Cup of Tea rated it
5.0 El Silmarillion
Buddy-read with Markus!Is this book really that hard to read?No, if you take it the right way. This books was not written to make readers like an specific plot twist or character. No! This book is solely the recompilation of various tales that happened in the world where The Lord of the Rings was se...
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5.0 The Silmarillion
in order to gain a deeper understanding of and appreciation for the history of Middle Earth and its diverse denizens (including flora and fauna), this book, in a nutshell, is definitive reading for Tolkien junkies and fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings saga!
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3.5 The Silmarillion / J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien is best known for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings but those who thought these two wonderful adventures marked the height of his imagination have many more delights to come. The Silmarillion represents the source of Tolkien's later work and follows the events of the First Age of M...
buchflimmern
buchflimmern rated it
4.0
Das Silmarillion nicht selbst lesen zu müssen ist schon mal eine große Erleichterung, auch wenn die Kregeübersetzung so ihre Macken hat. Aber trotzdem habe ich zur Mitte hin den Faden verloren: Zu viele Geschichten, Völker und Figuren wimmeln hier durcheinander und alle sind mir mehr oder weniger va...
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