J.R.R.Tolkien's 'Unfinished Tales' is a collection ranging from the time of 'The Silmarillion' – the Elder days of Middle-earth – to the end of the War of the Ring in 'The Lord of the Rings'. Its many treasures include Gandalf's lively account of how he came to send the Dwarves to the celebrated party at Bag-End, the emergence of the sea-god Ulmo before the eyes of Tuor on the coast of Beleriand, and a description of the military organisation of the Riders of Rohan.
Lovers of Tolkien's mythology will be fascinated to read the only story from the long ages of Numenor before its downfall, and all that is known of such matters as the Five Wizzards, the Palantiri, and the legend of Amroth.
The collection has been edited by Christopher Tolkien, who provides a commentary placing each of the Tales in the context of his father's work.
"Moments of mythic grandeur"
"Another monument to the incredible imagination of Tolkien"
Came really quick, adds so much background to the Lord of the rings booksPublished 1 month ago by Jules
Not to standard of the resyt of his writings. Too much input by his sonPublished 1 month ago by XXXX
My boyfriend said these are great - he's a big JRR Tolkien fanPublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
They might be unfinished but they add a new level of disruption and history to the world.Published 2 months ago by David White