The Silmarillion

The Silmarillion Cover

The Silmarillion

By J. R. R. Tolkien

Del Rey Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780345325815, 480pp.

Publication Date: January 12, 1985

Description

"Majestic!...readers of THE HOBBIT and THE LORD OF THE RINGS...will find THE SILMARILLION a cosmology to call their own...medieval romances, fierce fairy tales and fiercer wars that ring with heraldic fury...it overwhelms the reader."
TIME
Those interested in J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth should not be without this grand volume that tells the tragic tale of the struggle for control of the Silmarils, a struggle that would determine the history of the world long before the War of the Ring.



About the Author
John Ronald Reuel Tolkienwas born on January 3rd, 1892 in South Africa. Tolkien was educated and taught Anglo-Saxon at Oxford University. Tolkien's other works include"The Hobbit"and "The Lord of the Rings.""