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The Silmarillion


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Appears on 12 lists in total.
Appears on 8 master lists.
Appears on 6 voting lists.
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The tales of The Silmarillion were the underlying inspiration and source of J.R.R. Tolkien's imaginative writing; he worked on the book throughout his life but never brought it to a final form. Long preceding in its origins The Lord of the Rings, it is the story of the First Age of Tolkien's world, ...

  • Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Book Awards

    Won 1 awards in total (1 unique awards)
  • 1 Locus Fantasy

  • Book Award Years
    1978 Locus Fantasy Winner: The Silmarillion

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    Reviews/Comments On The Silmarillion

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful
    By: Remi Dallaire
    2013-01-29 02:37:20

    This book is a must if you really want to truly understand the deepness of Tolkien's world. It is written in a prose that can be tiresome to certain. A bit like reading the Iliad ... ( What ? You haven't ???? Shame on you !!! )

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