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The Silmarillion (Boxed Set) (J.R.R. Tolkien)

By J. R. R. Tolkien & Martin Shaw (Narrator)
Our Price $ 55.25  
Retail Value $ 65.00  
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Item Number 156293  
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Item Specifications...

Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 6.32" Width: 5.06" Height: 1.59"
Weight:   0.8 lbs.
Binding  CD
Release Date   Dec 1, 1998
Publisher   Random House Audio
ISBN  0553456067  
EAN  9780553456066  

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Alternate Formats List Price Our Price Item Number Availability
Compact Disc $ 65.00 $ 55.25 156293 In Stock
Hardcover $ 19.60 $ 16.66 2206416 In Stock
Mass Market Paperback $ 8.99 $ 7.64 158706 In Stock
Mass Market Paperback $ 8.99 $ 7.64 158706 In Stock
Item Description...
Recounts the epic history of a magical world of elves.

Publishers Description
"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 to.
Sit at the feet of the most beloved storyteller of the 20th century and hear how the world came to be. "The Silmarillion" is told here in a brilliantly faceted audio production, with all the glory of the First Age itself. Dazzlingly performed by Martin Shaw, it sparkles with the magic of the dawn of time--when Elves and Men roamed a world set spinning through space by the haunting music of supernatural choirs. Slip through the shadows and you, too, may catch the whisper of harp-song on the winds of the high air above the mists of the world.
This exclusive audio boxed set of Tolkien's elegant masterpiece is one that will delight fans young and old. It is an extraordinary keepsake to be treasured and listened to again and again.

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More About J. R. R. Tolkien & Martin Shaw

J. R. R. Tolkien John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. After serving in World War I, he embarked upon a distinguished academic career and was recognized as one of the finest philologists in the world. He was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. He is, however, beloved throughout the world as the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic works as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. He died on September 2, 1973, at the age of eighty-one.

J. R. R. Tolkien was born in 1892 and died in 1973.

J. R. R. Tolkien has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Histories of Middle-Earth
  2. History of Middle-Earth (Hardcover)
  3. History of Middle-Earth (Paperback)
  4. History of Middle-Earth; The History of the Lord of the Ring
  5. History of the Lord of the Rings; The History of Middle-Eart
  6. Lord of the Rings
  7. Lord of the Rings (Hardcover)
  8. Sauron Defeated
  9. Senor de los Anillos

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Reviews - What do our customers think?
the title says it  Jun 4, 2008
a bit hard to read, but the background of its creation was told; they are unfinished tales. however, it's a wider view to the history of LoR and others.
Tolkien's notes  Jun 2, 2008
It's always been a wonder that Tolkien's banner works have succeeded to the extent that they have. The odd, inconsistent mixes of dialogue and sometimes-endless descriptive passages go against the grain of what is acceptable in entertaining literature. But the Hobbit and the trilogy do work, and work well.

The Silmarillion, on the other hand, goes over the edge, and the resulting work is swallowed up completely by dry lessons on culture and history that completely obliterate any effort at establishing character. The efforts to completely cover vast periods of time and geography is admirable, but not very enjoyable.

After reading the first four books, I was disappointed. I understand that there are two more movies in the works, the first one based on the Hobbit and the second one bridging the Hobbit with the first Ring movie. That bridge movie is likely to draw heavily from the Silmarillion, and I think that will be the most entertaining approach possible to this material, what with the epic battles, etc.

It's rare that I recommend someone watch the movie over reading the book, but this is one of those cases.
Reading v. Listening  May 4, 2008
I've always loved the Silmarillion ever since that first read a long age ago. I've since reread the book over a dozen times and have gone through five paperback copies. With time in an ever decreasing spiral when it comes to career and life, I thought an audio version would help me in my desire to keep the story fresh and alive in my head. It was wonderful to have on my drives to work and other places.
The Silmarillian: An introduction to other Tales of Middle Earth   May 2, 2008
The Silmarillian is a work completed and published posthumously by Tolkien's son, Christopher. It is the bible of Middle Earth and contains a much abbreviated taste of several other tales and books of Middle Earth, including: The Children of Hurin and The Lord of The Rings. This is where you'll find the legend of Beren Erchamion and Lúthien Tinúviel, family trees, and the relationships of the free peoples of Middle Earth. It begins at the beginning of the birth of Middle Earth, Elves, Dwarves, and Men, of good and of evil. Must reading for the Tolkien scholar, informative reading for the Tolkien fan, and entertaining reading for the passive listener.
Very happy  Mar 11, 2008
Great book to delve into after reading the Lord of the Rings series so long ago. I am happy that his son enjoyed his passion enough to give this particular edition a revision. Although the text is always confusing at the start, it is great to keep reading to get through the necessary history and into the story all the same.

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