And Other Tales from the Second Age of Middle-Earth
Physically beautiful and sometimes overwhelming in its power, this book is a grand compendium of all Tolkien said about the period when the foundations of The Lord of the Rings are laid John Garth, THE GUARDIAN It brings a Biblical grandeur to Tolkiens fictional history WINTER IS COMING A trove of source material about one of Middle-earths most intriguing and central back stories. The book is beautifully illustrated by Alan Lee and nimbly edited by Brian Sibley WASHINGTON POST For those wishing to expand their understanding of Middle-earth and the incredible legend crafted by Tolkien, this is an essential piece to complete that puzzle BOOK REPORTER With this most recent volume, The Fall of Nmenor, Sibley has beautifully and brilliantly done for Tolkiens Second Age what Christopher Tolkien did for the First Age NATIONAL REVIEW
J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 80 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.