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.
The illustrator's name is mis-spelt as 'Naysmith' on the spine of the binding for the 1st Impression. This was corrected with the 2nd Impression.
Publish date: 2004-09-06
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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.
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...
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!
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...
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...