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The Silmarillion, Volume I (J.R.R. Tolkien)

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Published by Random House Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy - Epic,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Fiction / Fantasy / General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMartin Shaw (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7828700M
    ISBN 10055352500X
    ISBN 109780553525007

    The History of Middle-earth is a twelve-volume examination of the processes which led to the publication of The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion. The Silmarillion is a complex work that explores a wide array of themes inspired by many ancient, medieval, and modern sources, including the Finnish Kalevala, the Hebrew Bible, Norse sagas. Home» The Silmarillion, Volume 2 (Audio Cassette) The Silmarillion, Volume 2 (Audio Cassette) By J.R.R. Tolkien, Martin Shaw (Read by) Purchase of this book is final and may not be returned. Special Order. Description. Set in a time far earlier than Tolkien's master works.

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The Silmarillion Volume 1 book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Silmarillion tells of the Elder Days, of the First Age /5.

The Silmarillion is J.R.R. Tolkien's tragic, operatic history of the First Age of Middle-Earth, essential background material for serious readers of the classic Lord of the Volume I book saga. Tolkien's work sets the standard for fantasy, and this audio version of the "Bible of Middle-Earth" does The Silmarillion justice.

Martin Shaw's reading is grave and resonant, conveying all/5. The Silmarillion is not an easy book to read; the prose is sometimes terse, the names of characters confusing, and the story occasionally at odds with itself. The narrator, Martin Shaw, does an admirable job pronouncing all The Silmarillion the names of beings and places consistently.5/5(4).

The first complete version of The Silmarillion was the "Sketch of the Mythology" written in (later published in Volume IV of The History of Middle-earth). The "Sketch" was a page synopsis written to explain the background of the story of Túrin to R. Reynolds, Author: J. Tolkien.

"Hark now to "The Silmarillion", the Bible of Tolkien's fantasy world. This is not a work to be taken lightly, for here we at last uncover the great truths of Middle-earth, and hear of its creation. "The Silmarillion", simply put, is a tragic book, beautiful, with one flaw that nearly kills it.

It was unfinished.5/5(4). Some of the notable stories in the book which summarize the four Great Tales are: "Of Beren and Lúthien" "Of Túrin Turambar" "Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin" "Of the Voyage of Eärendil and the War of Wrath" Development of the text.

The earliest drafts of The Silmarillion stories date back to as early aswhen Tolkien wrote a 'Sketch of the Mythology'.Editor: Christopher Tolkien. The Silmarillion is a book written by J R Tolkien who is an.

English writer. The book is a collection of narratives which talks about the universe of Ea in which different lands exist. It is in these lands that the stories of the Hobbit and Lord of The Rings take place. The work was finished by the son of Tolkien after Tolkien initially started it. The Silmarillion Ainulindalë Valaquenta Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Beginning of Days Of Aulë and Yavanna Of the Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor Of Thingol and Melian Of Eldamar and the Princes of the Eldalië Of Fëanor and the Unchaining of Melkor Of the Silmarils and the Unrest of the Noldor Of the Darkening of Valinor Of the Flight of the Noldor Of the Sindar Of the Sun.

The tales of The Silmarillion are set in an age when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle-Earth, and the High Elves made war upon him for the recovery of the Silmarils, the jewels containing the pure light of Valinor.

Included in the book are several shorter works. The Ainulindale is a myth of the Creation and in the Valaquenta the. 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 the world began, the startli. “Majestic. Readers of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will find in 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 The story of the creation of the world and of the First Age, this is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings.

This book was compiled by Christopher Tolkien from fragments of two works his father left behind, but it omits a critical final chapter that was published in The War of the Jewels, the eleventh volume in the volume History of Middle-earth series that. The Silmarillion, Vol.

3 User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Tolkien's tale could be called the Paradise Lost of Middle Earth. It tells of the Godlike Iluvatar's creation of all things, both physical and spiritual, in the Elder Days of Middle Earth in the Read full review/5(19).

INFO FROM VOLUME ONE Info on each of the discs: Vol 1, Disc 1 16 TRACKS Vol 1, Disc 2 15 TRACKS Vol 1, Disc 3 16 TRACKS Vol 1, Disc 4 12 TRACKS HCCD 4 CDs Unabridged Approx 4 1/2 hours listening CD Matrix: Vol 1 Disc 1: HCCD/1 02 5, IFPI LI35, IFPI 04G1, MADE IN THE UK BY UNIVERSAL M&L.

The Silmarillion is not weighted evenly; all the best parts are loaded near the end of the book. The ‘Great Tales’ at the heart of the mythic cycle – Beren and Luthien, Turin Turambar, and the Fall of Gondolin – do not begin until around page (pagination is usually pretty standard across editions).

J.R.R. Tolkien The Silmarillion Vol 3 - Audio Book 4 Cassettes New Sealed. $ Free shipping. Make Offer - J.R.R. Tolkien The Silmarillion Vol 3 - Audio Book 4 Cassettes New Sealed.

The Silmarillion Audio CD Martin Shaw Volume I & III ONLY Sealed Martin Shaw. $ +$ shipping. Also, consider reading stories seperately and not as a book, because Silmarillion the way we know it isn't a JRRT's creation but his son Chrostopher's.

Some of it is pretty dull, while other parts are pretty nice, like the ones about Turin Turambar. As a 15 year old (Silmarillion was actually the book I learnt English with), I loved how.

The Silmarillion Hardback Book Comparison - Duration: Talking Tolkien 6, views. The Complete Timeline of Middle-earth - Duration: Men. The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien's world. It is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them such as Elrond and Galadriel took part.

The tales of The Silmarillion are set in an age when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle-earth, and the High Elves made war upon him for the /5(15).

Well, I live in my own corner of the universe. If you’re going to buy any edition of The Silmarillion I would get an edition illustrated by Ted Nasmith. Peter Collier describes various editions of The Silmarillion here (although he implies it was begun in — The Book of Lost Tales is another book altogether).

He tries to cover 60 years. Volumes 1 to 5 and 10 to 11 relate to "The Silmarillion", volumes 6 to 9 to "Lord of the Rings", volume 12 is an appendix and volume 13 an index. There is a shorter version of volume 9 "Sauron Defeated" called "End of the third age".

They are available in hardcover which make a fine collection but not so easy to find and would cost nearly £Reviews: The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien’s world. It is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them such as Elrond and Galadriel took part.

The tales of The Silmarillion are set in an age when Mo.Book Rating: 5/5; I'm a longtime Tolkien reader, so the Silmarillion was not unfamiliar to me, but it's been a while since I've read it. Loved the oral presentation - which is how people first heard their epics.

There are two things to remember about this book: first, Tolkien, as a linguist, was inventing languages (note the word stems such as.