Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Tolkein Returns: The Children of Hurin

Anybody who knows me knows I'm a huge Tolkein fan. I can't admit reading every single work of his, but I've read Lord of the Rings several times, the Hobbit several times, the Silmarillion at least twice, and half a dozen references and essay books about Tolkein and his works.

So I'm especially pleased that there is a new book from the master himself. The Children of Hurin will detail the life and journeys the the principal characters in one chapter of the Silmarillion. The story is especially sad and tragic, but exquisite in its language and intricate plot. This is definitely a book I want in my library.

Comes out in April. Read all about it.

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