'Christopher Tolkien shows himself to be his father's son... Tolkien devotees will rejoice' The New York Times Book Review 'In these Lost Tales we have the scholar joyously gambolling in the thicket of his imagination... a Commentary and Notes greatly enrich the quest' Daily Telegraph 'The Tales will be appreciated by those who have read The Silmarillion andwish to examine how Tolkien improved his story and style from their original form, and how weventually The Lord of the Rings came to stand independently with only a few hints from the early mythology' British Book News --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This second part of THE BOOK OF LOST TALES includes the tale of Beneren and Luthien, Turin and the Dragon, Necklace of the Dwarves, and the Fall of Gondolin. Each tale is followed by a commentary in the form of a short essay, together with the texts of associated poems, as well as information on names and vocabulary in the earliest Elvish languages.See all Editorial Reviews
I actually found it hard to comprehend but I guess this is normal because I am an English learner. Buy assured nothing can stop you from understanding even if you are a learner.Published 2 months ago by IdeaCube
Ya gotta love Tolkien's world to appreciate the Lost Tales. If you do - It's well worth your time!Published 4 months ago by Robert Snyder
Like the Unfinished Tales, The Book of Lost Tales, Part I is a collection of J.R.R. Tolkien’s unpublished manuscripts, this time coming from earlier in Tolkien’s life... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Enjolras