Newswire: An unfinished Tolkien Middle Earth story will be published next month

There’s good news for people who have burned through The Hobbit, The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, and The Silmarillion, and still found the thousands of pages fleshing out J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth insufficient: According to The Daily Dot, Tolkien’s The Story Of Kullervo will be available in print in the U.K. and on Amazon Kindle everywhere August 27. Kullervo is an unfinished, early foray into Middle Earth, set in the First Age (for reference, the events depicted in The Lord Of The Rings represent the close of the Third Age). The synopsis for Kullervo on Amazon’s pre-order page is as follows:

Brought up in the homestead of the dark magician Untamo, who killed his father, kidnapped his mother, and who tries three times to kill him when still a boy, Kullervo is alone save for the love of his twin sister, Wanona …

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