Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

Unfinished Tales [Paperback]

Our Price $ 6.79  
Retail Value $ 7.99  
You Save $ 1.20  (15%)  
Item Number 158698  
Buy New $6.79

Item Specifications...

Pages   512
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 6.9" Width: 4.2" Height: 1.3"
Weight:   0.55 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 12, 1988
Publisher   Del Rey
ISBN  0345357116  
EAN  9780345357113  

Availability  19 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 24, 2016 06:41.
Usually ships within one to two business days from Fort Wayne, IN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

Alternate Formats List Price Our Price Item Number Availability
Hardcover $ 26.00 $ 22.10 3037934 In Stock
Mass Market Paperback $ 7.99 $ 6.79 158698 In Stock
Item Description...
Collected by Tolkien's son, this collection of fantasy tales further explore the legendary Middle-earth, including its languages, legends, politics, and kings, and ranging temporally from the Elder Days through the War of the Rings. Reissue.

Publishers Description
An extraordinary discovery is waiting for you on these pages. Mythic lore and forgotten legends unearthed by Christopher Tolkien from his father's archives unveil never-before-told stories of the three ages of ancient Middle-earth.

Buy Unfinished Tales by J. R. R. Tolkien from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9780345357113 & 0345357116

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of Unfinished Tales by J. R. R. Tolkien today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About J. R. R. Tolkien

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 (Audio)
  8. Lord of the Rings (Hardcover)
  9. Lord of the Rings (Promotional Product)
  10. Sauron Defeated
  11. Senor de los Anillos

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Authors, A-Z > ( T ) > Tolkien, Christopher   [70  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Authors, A-Z > ( T ) > Tolkien, J.R.R. > General   [66  similar products]
3Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Authors, A-Z > ( T ) > Tolkien, J.R.R. > Paperback   [33  similar products]
4Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Epic   [1379  similar products]
5Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > General   [8979  similar products]
6Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Series > General   [471  similar products]
7Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Series   [5  similar products]

Similar Products
The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition)
The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition)
Item: 4314242

Reviews - What do our customers think?
Unfinished Tales  Dec 27, 2007
Arrived quickly. Was rated too high for the condition of the book. Good price.
fast shipping, but damaged goods  Dec 19, 2007
i was very happy with the turnaround on shipping, considering i elected to have the book shipped with this site's free supersaver option. unfortunately, the (hardcover) book arrived with the upper right corners of both the front and back covers smooshed, as if someone dropped it from a considerable height. it is not bad enough to warrant all the hassle of trying to obtain a replacement, yet it is disappointing nonetheless.

therefore, the three start rating is for the condition in which the book arrived. as for the content--well, it's tolkien. and as much as I loved The Silmarillion (I daresay it is my favorite book of all time), I can't imagine that i will not thoroughly enjoy it as well.
Not Free SF Reader  Sep 3, 2007
Unfinished tales is a hodge-podge of stuff. There are bits and pieces
of lots of things, and it is not all fiction. You get notes, backstory,
comments, the odd essay type piece of writing, and other stuff. You
really want to be a pretty hardcore Tolkien type to want to buy this,
rather than borrow to flip through. A lot of people will find it very

Simply breathtaking  Aug 14, 2007
...because breathtaking is the one word I would use to describe this work. People who have already read the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings and most especially the Silmarillion will have great appreciation for the further insight and mythology offered in the Unfinished Tales.

My favourite part has to be the story of Numenor; this is also the only collection of stories that contains a map of Numenor. It's my favourite because it ties in very nicely with the ending of the main section in the Silmarillion. I get the impression that Tolkien was figuratively "singing" of this fabulous and blessed kingdom of men which is referenced very often in the Lord of the Rings. So from the backward-looking perspective, it is very interesting as it gives the reader a much deeper, complex understanding of Aragorn, Elrond and the kindgom of Gondor in the Lord of the Rings. From the forward-looking perspective, however, it tells the story of a middle earth that has only just recovered from the ravages of the first age and the great wars therein.

Like other reviewers have mentioned, the other stories also serve to augment a Tolkien reader's existing knowledge of middle earth and the forces which have played a part in its history. While a very good (albeit complex) book on its own, it transforms into a consummate masterpiece when read with Tolkien's other stories.
Best For Those Who Treasure the Silmarillion  Jun 24, 2007
If The Silmarillion bored you, you won't like Unfinished Tales. For those who are fascinated by the lore of Middle Earth, Unfinished Tales adds breadth and depth to one's understanding of both elves and men. Tolkien's brilliance shines like a silmaril in these tales, some of which could stand as individual works. Thanks to Christopher Tolkien for gathering these tales and making them available to the legions of his father's fans.

Write your own review about Unfinished Tales

Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support