Beren and Lúthien

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Product code: 00201

ISBN: 978-617-664-148-3

Publish year: 2018

Series: J. R. R. Tolkien in Ukrainian

Genre: Fiction literature

Age categories: Adult

Cover: Hardcover

Amount: 320 pages

Size: 24.5×17.5 см

Illustrations: Colour and Black & white

Deluxe Edition

Beren and Lúthien
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

Illustrated by Alan Lee
Translated from English by Olena O’Lear
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In this book, based on a series of prose and poetical works by J. R. R. Tolkien, the full epic about Beren the son of Barahir and Lúthien Tinúviel, the mortal man and elven maid, who, according to Tolkien’s legendary, lived in the First Age of the World, is reconstructed. The writer considered the story of their love and feats accomplished in its name as the main tale of the Silmarillion. The first germ of this storyline — The Tale of Lúthien Tinúviel and Beren — was created in 1917, shortly after Tolkien returned from fronts of the First World War and married to Edith Mary Bratt. In the figures of the lovers, filled with sublime poetry, belonging to different worlds, men and elves, J. R. R. Tolkien saw the personifications of himself and his wife, and according to his will, on their tombstone names Beren and Lúthien were inscribed. Christopher Tolkien, the compiler of the book, dedicated it to his wife Baillie — and thus he presented his fidelity to his father’s poetical vision of an ideal marriage.
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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892–1973) — an English writer, professor of Anglo-Saxon and English languages and literatures in the University of Oxford, creator of epic cycle of Middle-earth. The fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings made him a world celebrity. More details
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