The House of the Wolfings (Google eBook)

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pubOne info LLC, Sep 15, 2010 - Fiction - 337 pages
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pubOne.info thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. The tale tells that in times long past there was a dwelling of men beside a great wood. Before it lay a plain, not very great, but which was, as it were, an isle in the sea of woodland, since even when you stood on the flat ground, you could see trees everywhere in the offing, though as for hills, you could scarce say that there were any; only swellings-up of the earth here and there, like the upheavings of the water that one sees at whiles going on amidst the eddies of a swift but deep stream.
  

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Review: The House of the Wolfings

User Review  - Luke Sineath - Goodreads

Hard to review. I read this because of Morris' massive influence on Tolkien, and while it was ok, his writing, at least in this book, does not come close to Tolkien's greatness. I enjoyed the archaic ... Read full review

Review: The House of the Wolfings

User Review  - Randy - Goodreads

I started reading Ivanhoe and was put off by the archaic language. This book is more readable, and directly connected to the modern fantasy genre. It was quite good. Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER II THE FLITTING OF THE WARARROW
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CHAPTER III THIODOLF TALKETH WITH THE WOODSUN
CHAPTER IV THE HOUSE FARETH TO THE WAR
CHAPTER V CONCERNING THE HALLSUN
CHAPTER VI THEY TALK ON THE WAY TO THE FOLKTHING
Notes
CHAPTER VII THEY GATHER TO THE FOLKMOTE
CHAPTER XVII THE WOODSUN SPEAKETH WITH THIODOLF
CHAPTER XVIII TIDINGS BROUGHT TO THE WAINBURG
CHAPTER XIX THOSE MESSENGERS COME TO THIODOLF
CHAPTER XX OTTER AND HIS FOLK COME INTO MIDMARK
CHAPTER XXI THEY BICKER ABOUT THE FORD
CHAPTER XXII OTTER FALLS ON AGAINST HIS WILL
CHAPTER XXIII THIODOLF MEETETH THE ROMANS IN THE WOLFING MEADOW
CHAPTER XXIV THE GOTHS ARE OVERTHROWN BY THE ROMANS

CHAPTER VIII THE FOLKMOTE OF THE MARKMEN
CHAPTER IX THE ANCIENT MAN OF THE DAYLINGS
CHAPTER X THAT CARLINE COMETH TO THE ROOF OF THE WOLFINGS
CHAPTER XI THE HALLSUN SPEAKETH
CHAPTER XII TIDINGS OF THE BATTLE IN MIRKWOOD
CHAPTER XIII THE HALLSUN SAITH ANOTHER WORD
CHAPTER XIV THE HALLSUN IS CAREFUL CONCERNING THE PASSES OF THE
CHAPTER XV THEY HEAR TELL OF THE BATTLE ON THE RIDGE
CHAPTER XVI HOW THE DWARFWROUGHT HAUBERK WAS BROUGHT AWAY FROM THE
CHAPTER XXV THE HOST OF THE MARKMEN COMETH INTO THE WILDWOOD
CHAPTER XXVI THIODOLF TALKETH WITH THE WOODSUN
CHAPTER XXVII THEY WEND TO THE MORNING BATTLE
CHAPTER XXVIII OF THE STORM OF DAWNING
CHAPTER XXI OF THIODOLFS STORM
CHAPTER XXX THIODOLF IS BORNE OUT OF THE HALL AND OTTER IS LAID
THE DEAD ARE
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