The Children of Húrin

ISBN9780547086057
PublisherHoughton Mifflin
Published2008/10/01
Pages320 pages
Author J.R.R. Tolkien
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.33 Kg.
Height8.2 in.
Width5.5 in.
Depth0.8 in.

The Children of Húrin

J.R.R. Tolkien

PAPERBACK

2008/10/01

The Children of Húrin is the first complete book by J.R.R.Tolkien since the 1977 publication of The Silmarillion. Six thousand years before the One Ring is destroyed, Middle-earth lies under the shadow of the Dark Lord Morgoth. The greatest warriors among elves and men have perished, and all is in darkness and despair. But a deadly new leader rises, Túrin, son of Húrin, and with his grim band of outlaws begins to turn the tide in the war for Middle-earth -- awaiting the day he confronts his destiny and the deadly curse laid upon him.

The paperback edition of The Children of Húrin includes eight color paintings by Alan Lee and a black-and-white map.

The Children of Húrin

J.R.R. Tolkien

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ISBN9780547086057
PublisherHoughton Mifflin
Published2008/10/01
Pages320 pages
Author J.R.R. Tolkien
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.33 Kg.
Height8.2 in.
Width5.5 in.
Depth0.8 in.

Synopsis

The Children of Húrin is the first complete book by J.R.R.Tolkien since the 1977 publication of The Silmarillion. Six thousand years before the One Ring is destroyed, Middle-earth lies under the shadow of the Dark Lord Morgoth. The greatest warriors among elves and men have perished, and all is in darkness and despair. But a deadly new leader rises, Túrin, son of Húrin, and with his grim band of outlaws begins to turn the tide in the war for Middle-earth -- awaiting the day he confronts his destiny and the deadly curse laid upon him.

The paperback edition of The Children of Húrin includes eight color paintings by Alan Lee and a black-and-white map.

Editorial Reviews

"Deftly balancing thrilling battles with moments of introspection, Tolkien's vivid and gripping narrative reaffirms his primacy in fantasy literature."

– Publishers Weekly