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The Silmarillion

The Silmarillion
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A concise history of Middle-earth.

7 years, 11 months ago at May 21 9:33
The Silmarillion is a quick glimpse into Tolkien's life's work, into his Creation. It tells of the making of Arda by Ilúvatar and the Ainur, of the coming of the Elves and Dwarves and Men to Middle-earth, but also of their corruption and the great battles that lead to the downfall of their civilization.

I read the Silmarillion for the first time 7 years ago, and I must admit my E... read more
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Manufacturer: HarperCollins
Release date: 1 August 2013
ISBN-10 : 0261102737 | ISBN-13: 9780261102736
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A concise history of Middle-earth.

“The Silmarillion is a quick glimpse into Tolkien's life's work, into his Creation. It tells of the making of Arda by Ilúvatar and the Ainur, of the coming of the Elves and Dwarves and Men to Middle-earth, but also of their corruption and the great battles that lead to the downfall of their civilization.

I read the Silmarillion for the first time 7 years ago, and I must admit my English wasn't good enough then, so I really struggled with the language. I wasn't as familiar with Tolkien's world as I am now either, having only read the Lord of the Rings in French two years before, so it only seemed to me like a confusing succession of names. I didn't enjoyed it.

Now, after a second attempt, I'm proud to announce I changed my view. Even though of course the Silmarillion s” read more