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    The Peoples of Middle-earth (The History of Middle-earth, Book 12)

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    The concluding volume of The History of Middle-earth series, which examines the Appendices to The Lord of the Rings.

    ISBN: 9780261103481
    AuthorTolkien, J. R. R.
    PublisherNameHarperCollins Publishers
    Pub Date18/08/1997
    BindingPaperback
    Pages512

    The concluding volume of The History of Middle-earth series, which examines the Appendices to The Lord of the Rings.


    The Peoples of Middle-earth traces the evolution of the Appendices to The Lord of The Rings, which provide a comprehensive historical structure of the Second and Third Ages, including Calendars, Hobbit genealogies and the Westron language. The book concludes with two unique abandoned stories: The New Shadow, set in Gondor during the Fourth Age, and the tale of Tal-elmar, in which the coming of the dreaded Numenorean ships is seen through the eyes of men of Middle-earth in the Dark Years.


    With the publication of this book, the long history of J.R.R. Tolkien's creation is completed and the enigmatic state of his work can be understood.

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    The concluding volume of The History of Middle-earth series, which examines the Appendices to The Lord of the Rings.


    The Peoples of Middle-earth traces the evolution of the Appendices to The Lord of The Rings, which provide a comprehensive historical structure of the Second and Third Ages, including Calendars, Hobbit genealogies and the Westron language. The book concludes with two unique abandoned stories: The New Shadow, set in Gondor during the Fourth Age, and the tale of Tal-elmar, in which the coming of the dreaded Numenorean ships is seen through the eyes of men of Middle-earth in the Dark Years.


    With the publication of this book, the long history of J.R.R. Tolkien's creation is completed and the enigmatic state of his work can be understood.