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The Black Book of Arda (was Re: LoTR in Russia (wasRe: Tolkien's notion of biology))

From:Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>
Date:Thursday, December 18, 2003, 20:33

On Thu, 18 Dec 2003 01:39:14 +0300,
Pavel Iosad <edricson@...> wrote:

> Hello, > > Are any of our > > Russian-speakers (or speakers of related > > somewhat-mutually-intelligible > > languages) aware of the so-called "Black Silmarillion"? > > Yeah. What's more, I know one of the authors - in fact I'm a moderator > on her forum ;) > > And it's 'The Black Book of Arda', not 'The Black Silmarillion'.
What is "The Black Book of Arda"? I once saw a web site of a couple of guys who tried to "reconstruct" an alternative Silmarillion based on JRRT's alternative cosmology where the Earth has always been round. Does this have something to do with that? Greetings, Jörg.


Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>