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    Unfinished Tolkien work to be published

    Yahoo/AP reports:

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    Unfinished Tolkien work to be published
    NEW YORK - An unfinished tale by J.R.R. Tolkien has been edited by his son into a completed work and will be released next spring, the U.S. and British publishers announced Monday.

    Christopher Tolkien has spent the past 30 years working on "The Children of Hurin," an epic tale his father began in 1918 and later abandoned. Excerpts of "The Children of Hurin," which includes the elves and dwarves of Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" and other works, have been published before.
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    I'm guessing this will be an expanded version of The Tale of Turin Turambar from The Silmarillion. That's one of the better stories from the First Age.
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