Silmarillion Lord of the Rings Middle Earth + MAP DJ. " The Silmarillion, " written by J. Tolkien, is a collection of interconnected mythological and historical stories set in the fictional world of Middle-Earth. The book serves as a prequel to Tolkien's beloved works " The Hobbit " and The Lord of the Rings. It outlines the creation of Middle-earth, its gods, and the early history of its peoples, including Elves, Dwarves, and Men." The Silmarillion " primarily focuses on the story of the Silmarils, three powerful gems created by the Elf Fëanor, which become the center of a long and bitter struggle between the forces of good and evil. The book contains several other tales, such as the tragic love story of Beren and Lúthien and the fall of the great Elven city of Gondolin.
Through these stories, Tolkien explores themes of heroism, fate, and the struggle against darkness. Although dense and complex in its world-building, the book is a rich and rewarding read for fans of Tolkien's universe, providing a deeper understanding of the history and context that shaped the events in his later works. Lastly, it features a large folding map of Middle-Earth, an incredible inclusion by Tolkien himself. Folding map of "Beleriand and The Lands to The North". Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure.9in X 5.75in (22.5cm x 14.5cm).