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Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth By J.R.R. Tolkien Christopher Tolkien A New York Times bestseller for twenty one weeks upon publication, UNFINISHED TALES is a collection of narratives ranging in time from the Elder Days of Middle earth to the end of the War of the Ring, and further relates events as told in THE SILMARILLION and THE LORD OF THE RINGS The book concentrates on the lands of Middle earth and comprises Gandalf s lively account ofA New York Times bestseller for twenty one weeks upon publication, UNFINISHED TALES is a collection of narratives ranging in time from the Elder Days of Middle earth to the end of the War of the Ring, and further relates events as told in THE SILMARILLION and THE LORD OF THE RINGS The book concentrates on the lands of Middle earth and comprises Gandalf s lively account of how he came to send the Dwarves to the celebrated party at Bag End, the story of the emergence of the sea god Ulmo before the eyes of Tuor on the coast of Beleriand, and an exact description of the military organization of the Riders of Rohan and the journey of the Black Riders during the hunt for the Ring UNFINISHED TALES also contains the only surviving story about the long ages of N menor before its downfall, and all that is known about the Five Wizards sent to Middle earth as emissaries of the Valar, about the Seeing Stones known as the Palantiri, and about the legend of Amroth Writing of the Appendices to THE LORD OF THE RINGS, J R R Tolkien said in 1955, Those who enjoy the book as a heroic romance only, and find unexplained vistas part of the literary effect, will neglect the Appendices, very properly UNFINISHED TALES is avowedly for those who, to the contrary, have not yet sufficiently explored Middle earth, its languages, its legends, it politics, and its kings.Contents Of Tuor and His Coming to GondolinNarn I H n H rin The Tale of the Children of H rinA Description of the Island of N menorAldarion and Erendis The Mariner s WifeThe Line of Elros Kings of N menor from the Founding of the City of Armenelos to the DownfallThe History of Galadriel and Celeborn and of Amroth King of L rienThe Disaster of the Gladden FieldsCirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and RohanThe Quest of EreborThe Hunt for the RingThe Battles of the Fords of IsenThe Dr edainThe IstariThe Palant ri
J.R.R. Tolkien Christopher Tolkien
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE, was an English writer, poet, WWI veteran a First Lieutenant in the Lancashire Fusiliers, British Army , philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the high fantasy classic works The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.Tolkien was Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo Saxon at Oxford from 1925 to 1945, and Merton Professor of English language and literature from 1945 to 1959 He was a close friend of C.S Lewis.Christopher Tolkien published a series of works based on his father s extensive notes and unpublished manuscripts, including The Silmarillion These, together with The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, form a connected body of tales, poems, fictional histories, invented languages, and literary essays about an imagined world called Arda, and Middle earth within it Between 1951 and 1955, Tolkien applied the word legendarium to the larger part of these writings While many other authors had published works of fantasy before Tolkien, the great success of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings led directly to a popular resurgence of the genre This has caused Tolkien to be popularly identified as the father of modern fantasy literature or precisely, high fantasy Tolkien s writings have inspired many other works of fantasy and have had a lasting effect on the entire field.In 2008, The Times ranked him sixth on a list of The 50 greatest British writers since 1945 Forbes ranked him the 5th top earning dead celebrity in 2009.Religious influencesJ.R.R Tolkien, was born in South Africa in 1892, but his family moved to Britain when he was about 3 years old When Tolkien was 8 years old, his mother converted to Catholicism, and he remained a Catholic throughout his life In his last interview, two years before his death, he unhesitatingly testified, I m a devout Roman Catholic Tolkien married his childhood sweetheart, Edith, and they had four children He wrote them letters each year as if from Santa Claus, and a selection of these was published in 1976 as The Father Christmas Letters One of Tolkien s sons became a Catholic priest Tolkien was an advisor for the translation of the Jerusalem Bible Tolkien once described The Lord of the Rings to his friend Robert Murray, an English Jesuit priest, as a fundamentally religious and Catholic work, unconsciously so at first, but consciously in the revision There are many theological themes underlying the narrative including the battle of good versus evil, the triumph of humility over pride, and the activity of grace In addition the saga includes themes which incorporate death and immortality, mercy and pity, resurrection, salvation, repentance, self sacrifice, free will, justice, fellowship, authority and healing In addition The Lord s Prayer And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil was reportedly present in Tolkien s mind as he described Frodo s struggles against the power of the One Ring.
Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth By J.R.R. Tolkien Christopher Tolkien
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