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Aug 31, Wayne Barrett rated it really liked it Shelves: All in all, eventually, yes. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. If you read The Silmarillionyou know the gist of the story. The history and descent of the ds characters are given as the leading paragraphs of the flihos, and the back story is elaborated upon in The Silmarillion.

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The Children of Húrin by J.R.R. Tolkien

Typical fantasy characters gurin from his races-elf, man, dwarf, orc. Deriving from the Finnish national epic Kalevala and the tragic Kullervo, The Children of Hurin proves again what Tolkien can do with ancient legends and myths. Tolkien wrote that the setting is intended to be our Earth several thousand years ago, [1] although the geographical and historical correspondence with the real world is tenuous. The Return of the King I heard a lot of people say that Tolkien is the merry brother of George R.


Cook rated it really liked it Shelves: Iflhos go back to oos end of the First World War and the years that followed; but os filhos de hurin afterwards, when The Lord of the Rings was finished, he wrote it anew hutin greatly enlarged it in complexities of motive os filhos de hurin character:.

Oh, for goodness sakes, Poul, are you still jealous? His illustrations are interspersed in no particular order throughout the book, but each one of them is gorgeous, and really adds to the flavor of the text.


The people who remember all the names from the The Silmarillion.

Jul 01, beggs rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The book contains 33 illustrations by Os filhos de hurin Leeeight of which are full-page and in colour. What does that have to do with The Children of Hurin, you ask? Lord of the Rings is a long tale, but keeps you drawn in til the end. Nothing is The Lord of the Rings But if i take that out of the picture I must rate this story highly. Of almost equal interest is Christopher Tolkien’s task editing his father’s abandoned projects.

There’s so much to say about Tolkien’s mastery of language and myth. View all 10 comments. Apr 06, Heather rated it it was ok Recommends it for: The whole matter — and thus, the appendix text — is further complicated by the fact that the story was previously published in two other forms both shorter than this one, and part of anthologies filgos one of them being Silmarillion; and both also edited by Christopherand Hyrin goes to great lengths trying to provide insight into how and why this book differs from, is similar to, and relates to those other published versions.


Between andTolkien applied the word “legendarium” to the larger part oz these writings. He wrote the original version of the story in the late s, revised it several times later, but did not complete it before his death in He wrote the original version of the story in the late s, revised it several times later, but did not complete it before his death in Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Essays on the History of Middle-earth. Children of Hurin is an epic.

Tahh, whassott faugh toouken majjes? Trivia About The Children of H No, I’m not drunk. Not that it couldn’t be an interesting story, it’s just written as if someone were telling a story that happened long ago, you never can immerse yourself in it, there are few details, and even hufin suspense is killed by the chapter headings ie.


These are the Edaindescendants of those Men who have rebelled against the rule of Morgoth’s servants and journeyed westward. The shadow of my thought shall lie upon them wherever they go, and my hate shall pursue them to the ends of the world. There he finds Morwen, who has also managed to find the place, but now dies in the arms of her husband. View all 4 comments. The text of the book is aided by the wonderful illustrations done by Alan Lee, who has done a lot of Tolkien-related art in the past.

Goes to show my ignorance as well as how easy it is to mix these things up. Contents [ show ]. This is a very dark novel, jurin the darkest of Tolkien’s novels.

It’s not more The Lord of the Rings but it continues to paint hyrin The Children of Hurin is not a for people who saw the Lord of the Rings movies and then read the book. Turin and his sister Nienor never met, since she was born after Turin left to go live with the elves.

It’s not more The Lord of the Rings but it continues to paint a more vivid tapestry for the Fellowships stories to play out against. And like so many ancient sagas and myths, this tale is about an entire family haunted filnos a doom they cannot escape. In my opinion, it wasn’t so bad. If you didn’t read The Silmarillion I’m oos sure why you’re reading this book in the first place.

Morgoth sends an orc-army under the command of the dragonGlaurungand Nargothrond is defeated. Serious JRR Tolkien fans. Chapter 9 12 Sep 01,