The Silmarillion (Middle-Earth Universe) by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Read The Silmarillion (Middle-Earth Universe) Online Free - The story of the creation of the world and of the First Age, this is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back and in whose events some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel, took part. The three Silmarils were jewels created by Fëanor, most gifted of the Elves. Within them was imprisoned the Light of the Two Trees of Valinor before the Trees themselves were destroyed by Morgoth, the first Dark Lord. Thereafter, the unsullied Light of Valinor lived on only in the Silmarils, but they were seized by Morgoth and set in his crown, which was guarded in the impenetrable fortress of Angband in the north of Middle-earth. The Silmarillion is the history of the rebellion of Fëanor and his kindred against the gods, their exile from Valinor and return to Middle-earth, and their war, hopeless despite all their heroism, against the great Enemy.



Title : The Silmarillion (Middle-Earth Universe)
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ISBN : 0618391118
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 386 pages


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Manybooks rated it ★★★★★

February 21, 2016

I had tried to read this book multiple times in the past and had basically given up, but I finally realised that I was attempting to read it the wrong way; I was trying to read The Silmarillion like I have read and reread LOTR, as a story, an epic story of course, but still a story. Now, while Th...


The Crimson Fucker rated it ★★★★★

October 31, 2009

Ever since I joined GR I’ve been putting off the writing of this book’s review… but since I’m high as fuck on cold medicine I feel like I can do it so here suffer thru it!: Along long time ago a little 3rd world kid with an afro became fascinated of what he read on the internet about some British...


Bookdragon Sean rated it ★★★★★

March 28, 2017

Writing a review of the Silmarillion is like trying to review the Bible. Where do you even start? There’s just so much story in here. Any attempt to convey it in a review would be to do the book a massive disservice. There would only ever be enough space to talk about one or a few elements of the...


Markus rated it ★★★★★

September 11, 2015

Buddy re-read with Shii! I’ve been contemplating whether or not to tackle the challenge of actually reviewing this masterpiece for quite some time now. In the end, after having finished reading it for the second time, I realised that I should at least throw out my thoughts on it. So here we go… Thi...


Manny rated it ★★★★☆

September 24, 2014

How To Build A Truly Convincing Fantasy World 1. It's all about the language. Make sure your world's language is convincing, and you're pretty much there. Conversely, if your language sucks then everything else will. 2. Your book can't include more than a few sentences in your invented language wit...


Ana rated it ★★★★★

November 15, 2017

The Silmarillion is a must read for any Tolkien fan. It's filled with legendary characters, great history and amazing places. Also- Beren and Lúthien. *stares dreamily into space*


Szplug rated it ★★★★★

May 10, 2011

Sauron was become now a sorceror of dreadful power, master of shadows and of phantoms, foul in wisdom, cruel in strength, misshaping what he touched, twisting what he ruled, lord of werewolves; his dominion was torment. Ah, Sauron, Maia of Aulë—beyond doubt the singularly most enthralling antago...


Ahmad rated it ★★★★☆

March 08, 2017

The Silmarillion, J.R.R. Tolkien عنوان: سیلماریلیون؛ نویسنده: جی.آر.آر. (جان رونالد روئل) تالکین؛ ویرایش: کریستوفر تالکین؛ مترجم: مریم واثقی پناه؛ تهران، سبزان، 1385؛ در 455 ص؛ شابک: 9648249407؛ مترجم: رضا علیزاده؛ تهران، روزنه، 1386؛ در 624 ص، نقشه؛ شابک: 9643342662؛ مترجم: حسین ترکمن نژاد؛ تهران...


Forrest rated it ★★★★★

August 24, 2012

Though I had many near-misses with The Silmarillion throughout the years (having been introduced to Tolkien's universe by discovering The Hobbit in my school's library in 5th grade), I finally slogged my way through it during the summer after my sophomore year of college. The first two years of m...


Charlotte rated it ★★★★☆

September 06, 2017

"Oh woe-begotten spirit, fall now into dark oblivion, and forget for a while the dreadful doom of life." I must admit. I struggled. Though I love the Lord of the Rings and the Middle Earth Universe with all of my heart, tackling a large part of its history in this manner was tough going. The world...





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