“The power of Tolkien’s central characters—tragic, cursed Túrin; the lovers Beren and Lúthien—shines through.”—Library Journal
Enter these pages and learn of the hero of The Lay of Leithian—and hear of the early years of Túrin the Tall, as he journeys through darkness on his search to find his father. Read of his rescue by Beleg the Brave, and of the dark destiny that haunts their friendship, in The Lay of the Children of Hurin.
With critical analysis from C. S. Lewis, The Lays of Beleriand is a bounty of lore forold and new friends of Middle-earth.
J.R.R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892 in South Africa. Tolkien was educated and taught Anglo-Saxon at Oxford University. Tolkien’s other works include The Hobbit and The Simarillion, which are both available on audio from Random House.