Ladies and gentlemen, we are happy to announce the return of the king

Published for the first time, J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic poem of the last days of King Arthur, edited by his son Christopher Tolkien.

The Fall of Arthur, the only venture by J.R.R. Tolkien into the legends of Arthur King of Britain, may well be regarded as his finest and most skillful achievement in the use of the Old English alliterative meter, but it depicts drama and adventure in language only Tolkien could have written.