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Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun

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Description for Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun Paperback. The world first publication of a previously unknown work by J.R.R. Tolkien, which tells the epic story of the Norse hero, Sigurd, the dragon-slayer, the revenge of his wife, Gudrun, and the Fall of the Nibelungs. Editor(s): Tolkien, Christopher. Num Pages: 384 pages, 7 b/w illus. BIC Classification: DC; FQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 270.
The world first publication of a previously unknown work by J.R.R. Tolkien, which tells the epic story of the Norse hero, Sigurd, the dragon-slayer, the revenge of his wife, Gudrún, and the Fall of the Nibelungs. In the Lay of the Völsungs is told the ancestry of the great hero Sigurd, the slayer of Fáfnir most celebrated of dragons, whose treasure he took for his own; of his awakening of the Valkyrie Brynhild who slept surrounded by a wall of fire, and of their betrothal; and of his ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
HarperCollins
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
Number of Pages
384
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780007317240
SKU
9780007317240
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About J. R. R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien was born on 3rd January 1892. After serving in the First World War, he became best known for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, selling 150 million copies in more than 40 languages worldwide. Awarded the CBE and an honorary Doctorate of Letters from Oxford University, he died in 1973 at the age of 81. ... Read more

Reviews for Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun
“Will appeal strongly to readers already haunted by the deeper, more sombre musics of Middle-earth” The Times “This is the most unexpected of Tolkien’s many posthumous publications; his son’s ‘Commentary’ is a model of informed accessibility; the poems stand comparison with their Eddic models, and there is little ... Read more

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