The Silmarillion (Unabridged) - J. R. R. Tolkien

The Silmarillion (Unabridged)

By J. R. R. Tolkien

  • Release Date: 2015-10-29
  • Genre: Sci Fi & Fantasy
  • ℗ © 2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Play Sample / Preview

Title Writer
The Silmarillion (Unabridged) J. R. R. Tolkien

Summary : The Silmarillion (Unabridged)

The complete unabridged audiobook of J.R.R Tolkien's The Silmarillion.

The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien’s world. It is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them such as Elrond and Galadriel took part. The tales of The Silmarillion are set in an age when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle-Earth, and the High Elves made war upon him for the recovery of the Silmarils, the jewels containing the pure light of Valinor.

Included in the book are several shorter works. 'The Ainulindale' is a myth of the Creation and in the Valaquenta the nature and powers of each of the gods is described. 'The Akallabeth' recounts the downfall of the great island kingdom of Númenor at the end of the Second Age and 'Of the Rings of Power' tells of the great events at the end of the Third Age, as narrated in The Lord of the Rings.

(Tags : The Silmarillion (Unabridged) J. R. R. Tolkien Audiobook, J. R. R. Tolkien Audio CD )