The War of the Jewels by J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien

470 pages first pub 1994 (editions)

fiction classics fantasy reference adventurous medium-paced


In volumes ten and eleven of The History of Middle-earth, Christopher Tolkien recounts from the original texts the evolution of his father's work on The Silmarillion, the legendary history of the Elder Days or First Age, from the completion of the...

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Community Reviews Summary of 117 reviews


informative 75%
adventurous 50%
challenging 50%
lighthearted 25%
mysterious 25%
relaxing 25%
tense 25%


slow 33%
medium 33%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | N/A: 33%

Strong character development?

N/A: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | N/A: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | N/A: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | N/A: 33%

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