Blind Read Series

Reading through beloved, but difficult authors complete fictions. The blog reviews these works and gives critical analysis, to both break the work down and make it more accessible for the average reader. Come and join me!

J.R.R. Tolkien

Before writing “Lord of the Rings”, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was a university professor with a consuming passion for rare historical languages. “The Lord of the Rings” has gone on to become one of the most read books in history

The Silmarillion



Quenta Silmarillion

  1. Of the Beginning of Days
  2. Of Aulë and Yavanna
  3. Of the Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor
  4. Of Thingol and Melian
  5. Of Eldamar and the Princess of the Eldalië
  6. Of Fëanor and the Unchaining of Melkor
  7. Of the Silmarils and the Unrest of the Noldor
  8. Of the Darkening of Valinor
  9. Of the Flight of the Noldor
  10. Of the Sindar
  11. Of the Sun and Moon and the Hiding of Valinor
  12. Of Men
  13. Of the Return of the Noldor
  14. Of Beleriand and its Realms
  15. Of the Noldor in Beleriand
  16. Of Maeglin
  17. Of the Coming of Men into the West
  18. Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin
  19. Of Beren and Lúthien
  20. Of the Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad
  21. Of Turin Turambar
  22. Of the Ruin of Doriath
  23. Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin
  24. Of the Voyage of Eärendil and the War of Wrath


Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age