The Children of Húrin

Of the many stories in the Silmarillion, I think I liked this one the best. And now I have the definitive book, in Tolkien’s words no less. Yeah!

The Children of Húrin cover

This is a gorgeous hardcover, complete with fold-out maps, great illustrations (even some colour plates!) by Alan Lee, no less. Like this one:

The Children of Húrin back cover

I got it outrageously cheap, thanks to a complimentary gift certificate and free shipping from Indiaplaza. This reminds me, I’ll have to buy a decent Lord of the Rings edition one of these days—so many people have read my one-volume paperback that it’s literally been torn apart.