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Unfinished Tales - J.R.R. Tolkien
Unfinished Tales
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Format: papier
ISBN: 9780261102163
Publisher: HarperCollins
Edition language: English
Series: Unfinished Tales
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
3.0 Numenor: Unfinished Tales" by J. R. R. Tolkien
(Original Review, 1980-10-13)The new Tolkien book is out. While I haven't read even half of it, I think I've read enough to produce a helpful review, so here goes. This book ("Unfinished Tales" by JRR Tolkien, $15 from Houghton Mifflin) is definitely not a book for a general readership, nor even for...
Crash My Book Party
Crash My Book Party rated it
3.0 For when you can't let go...
Middle Earth. I cannot let go of it. I am reading everything I can find that relates to Middle Earth and its inhabitants. I'm a bit biased and I particularly like The Third Age and the stories from the War of the Ring and finding out more about the characters I was intrigued by but knew little about...
D3's Booklog
D3's Booklog rated it
This is the first work that showed us how Tolkien's obsessive perfectionism was a double-edged sword. On the one hand it gave us the wonderfully deep world and implied distances of [b:The Lord of the Rings|33|The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings, #1-3)|J.R.R. Tolkien|http://d.gr-assets.com/b...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
4.0 Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth
I can only recommend this to rabid fans and completists. But I certainly enjoyed reading it again. There's lots of LotR background here, and fleshing out of certain stories (the death of Theodred for one, and the backstory of Galadriel & Celeborn). I liked how Christopher Tolkien presented numerous ...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
2.5 A book for die hard Middle Earth fans
I have noticed that the further one drifts from an author's masterpiece the less impressive the writings become, and for Tolkien this is very evident. While I consider his masterpiece to be The Silmarilion (even though it was not actually completed by him) may others look to The Lord of the Rings. G...
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