Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth


Mythic lore and forgotten legends are unveiled in stories of the three ages of Middle-earth unearthed by Christopher Tolkien from his father's archives.THE FIRST AGEYoung lord Turin fled from Morgoth's forces, wandering in disguise as an outlaw until he could avenge his people against the evil that had razed his home. But Turin lived under the curse of a hateful dragon - and the lord's secret identity hid more than he knew.THE SECOND AGEPrince Aldarion's heart belonged to Erendis, but his passion lay with the ocean, and the great ships that sailed beyond the sight of the land. But no man could serve two mistresses - and no mortal's love could withstand the lure of the sea.THE THIRD AGEThe great warrior Isildur escaped with the One Ring, cut from the Dark Lord Sauron's hand, to hide it from Evil's grasp. But Isildur would learn the burden of a ringbearer - and of its temptation and despair.


Publisher: Del Rey/Ballantine Books
Publication Date: September 12, 1988
Pages: 507
Formats: Print