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The Story of Kullervo

by J.R.R. Tolkien and Verlyn Flieger

Hardcover, 168 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $25 |

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The first official publication of a previously unknown work follows the story of a hapless orphan who swears revenge on the dark magician responsible for the death of his father, in a volume complemented by author drafts, notes, and lecture essays.