Review of Children of Hurin
|Elizabeth Hand at Powell's Books reviews Tolkien's The Children of Hurin:|
If anyone still labors under the delusion that J.R.R. Tolkien was a writer of twee fantasies for children, this novel should set them straight. A bleak, darkly beautiful tale played out against the background of the First Age of Tolkien's Middle Earth, The Children of Húrin possesses the mythic resonance and grim sense of inexorable fate found in Greek tragedy.See the rest here.
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