The Silmarillion is a historical fantasy novel chronicling the prehistory and history of J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle Earth. It deals with the creation of the world, the fall and rebellion of the angelic being Melkor, and the tragedies and romances of the elves, humans, and dwarves born into the world by the other gods. Written in a dense style similar to mythological texts, the Silmarillion tells the greatest stories of thousands of years of history.

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