Son of the famous British writer J.R.R. Tolkien Christopher Tolkien is working with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to print a book by his father, The Fall of Gondolin. This is reported by the Entertainment Weekly.
Fans of the history of Middle-earth know this name: Gondolin was mentioned in another work of the writer - "The Silmarillion". According to Tolkien mythology, it was the secret city of the elves, built by Turgon in the First Age. The summary of the book reads as follows: "In those years when the Dark Lord Morgoth (the predecessor and mentor of Sauron) reigned in Middle-earth, the godlike Valar refused to oppose him on behalf of the peoples of Middle-earth. Only Ulmo, the Lord of the waters, secretly sought to help the elves of Noldorin. the fortress of the Noldor was the beautiful city of Gondolin, hidden from the sight of Morgoth. Ulmo sends a man named Tuor to Gondolin, where he will become a great hero and marry Idril, daughter of King Turgon of Gondolin. Soon, however, Morgoth finds Gondolin and his armies ravage the city in one of the most epic battles ever fought in Middle-earth. "
The book was illustrated by Alan Lee, who worked with Peter Jackson on the trilogy." Lord of the Rings ".
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