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The Children Of Hurin Hardcover – 1 May 2007

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  • Hardcover: 326 pages
  • Publisher: Tolkien - GB (13 April 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780007246229
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007246229
  • ASIN: 0007246226
  • Product Dimensions: 14.9 x 3.2 x 22.8 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 599 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 75,694 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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‘I hope that its universality and power will grant it a place in English mythology’
Independent on Sunday

‘The darkest of all Tolkien’s tales. Alan Lee’s illustrations complement the writing splendidly’
Times Literary Supplement

About the Author

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 60 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic but probably only for dedicated Tolkien fans.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The mighty tale of Turin as told by Sir Christopher Lee.
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4.0 out of 5 stars ... story of course appears in The Silmarillion but it's good to have it here under one cover
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3.0 out of 5 stars The story looks interesting!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very good.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Last version of Tolkien's sad and cruel story on this theme
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