The Fall of Gondolin - Pages 9-24 Summary & Analysis

J.R.R. Tolkien
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J.R.R Tolkien’s son Christopher, who put the his father’s notes together to create the Fall of Gondolin, writes about his previous book Beren and Lúthren and how it was meant to be his last book. However, the Fall of Gondolin is a collection of his father’s notes on the history of Middle-earth (as seen in Lord of the Rings). Tolkien frequently pondered this history and Christopher remembers his father telling this exact story of Gondolin years ago. Therefore, this novel is written in a historical style just as his father had written it in his notes. The story is about two characters Tuor and Voronwë, and Tolkien invented many new characters accidentally during this story. Christopher says that many characters and moments from The Lord of the Rings are referenced or explained in the Fall of Gondolin...

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