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Is Silmarillion on audible?

Is Silmarillion on audible?

The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien | Audiobook |

Who narrates Silmarillion audiobook?

Martin Shaw
Product details

Listening Length 14 hours and 49 minutes
Author J. R. R. Tolkien
Narrator Martin Shaw
Whispersync for Voice Ready Release Date October 29, 2015

Does The Silmarillion mention Gandalf?

Gandalf also appears in the published version of The Silmarillion in a markedly different aspect: that of a semi-divine Maia hidden within the guise of an old man, whom we met in The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings. Tolkien introduces him in The Silmarillion as the Maia Olórin. “Wisest of the Maiar was Olórin.

Is The Silmarillion an easy read?

The Silmarillion, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are the most common ones to be read, though for most fans the first book on this list can be the hardest. Why is that? Tolkien is often criticized in today’s culture as being too archaic and hard to read, and for some people out there they’d completely concur.

Where can I listen to The Silmarillion?

Stream The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien, Read by Martin Shaw by HarperCollins Publishers | Listen online for free on SoundCloud.

Which narrator is better for Lord of the Rings?

The Lord of the Rings audiobook with Andy Serkis I can highly recommend these audio versions! Andy Serkis is very gifted as audiobook narrator, you can’t go wrong with him. And if you have watched the movies, it will be easy for you to recognize many of the characters he is voicing.

What reading level is The Silmarillion?

The Silmarillion

Interest Level Reading Level Word Count
Grades 7 – K Grades 8 – 12 116396

How long is the Silmarillion?

The Silmarillion

1977 George Allen & Unwin hardback edition. It features Tolkien’s drawing of Lúthien Tinúviel’s emblem.
Editor Christopher Tolkien with Guy Gavriel Kay
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
Pages 365
Award Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (1978)

How many chapters are in the Silmarillion?

24 chapters
These 24 chapters tell about the wars caused by Melkor, the coming of Elves and Men, the creation of the Dwarves, the origin of the Silmarils, and the great tumults that formed the landscape of Middle-earth that we are more familiar with in the Third Age.

Are they filming The Silmarillion?

Peter Jackson will not obtain the rights to make a film adaptation of The Silmarillion in his lifetime, and nor will any other film-maker. Unlike The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Christopher Tolkien, JRR Tolkien’s last surviving son, owns the rights to the book. In fact, Tolkien never finished The Silmarillion.

Is Andy Serkis reading Lord of the Rings?

Landover, MD, July 21, 2021—RBmedia, the largest audiobook producer in the world, today announced a new audiobook edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” series, read by BAFTA-winning actor, director, and author Andy Serkis.

What is The Silmarillion audiobook?

The complete unabridged audiobook of J.R.R Tolkien’s The Silmarillion. The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien’s world.

What is The Silmarillion and why is it important?

The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien’s world. It is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them such as Elrond and Galadriel took part.

When did you first read The Silmarillion?

I first read The Silmarillion when it was first published in 1977. Compared with The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings it is a much more difficult book to read being a semi-academical version of several myths and historical legends of the creation, the histories of the Elves, humans and their struggles against evil.

What is the setting of The Silmarillion?

The tales of The Silmarillion are set in an age when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle-Earth, and the High Elves made war upon him for the recovery of the Silmarils, the jewels containing the pure light of Valinor. Included in the book are several shorter works.