Un inédit de Tolkien en mai 2009 ?


HarperCollins pourrait publier un Un inédit de Tolkien en mai 2009. C'est une info du site The Bookseller. Son nom : The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún.

Son fils Christopher est à la manoeuvre.

Cet inédit aurait été rédigé entre les années 20 et 30.

Voici la news en anglais :
HarperCollins is to publish a new book by the late Lord of the Rings author J R R Tolkien. The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún, edited and introduced by Tolkien’s son Christopher, will be published in hardback in May 2009.

The previously unpublished work was written while Tolkien was professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford University during the 1920s and '30s, before he wrote The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. The publication will make available for the first time Tolkien’s extensive retelling in English narrative verse of the epic Norse tales of Sigurd the Völsung and the Fall of the Niflungs.

Christopher Tolkien edited Tolkien's most recent title The Children of Húrin in 2007.

Further details about the contents of the book will be revealed closer to publication.
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