From Library Journal
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"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 Magazine
"Heart-lifting... a work of power, eloquence and noble vision... Superb!" The Wall Street Journal
"Essential reading for Tolkien lovers and an important book." The Baltimore Sun
"A creation of singular beauty... magnificent in its best moments." The Washington Post