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The Fellowship of the Ring

Being the First Part of the Lord of the Rings

The Fellowship of the Ring( 12 customer ratings | )
Author: Tolkien, J. R. R.
Series title:The Lord of the Rings Ser.
ISBN:978-0-547-92821-0
Publication Date:Sep 2012
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.99
Book Description:

The first volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-earth, it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell into the hands of Bilbo Baggins, as told in THE HOBBIT. In a sleepy village in the Shire,...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 1.02 Inches
Book Weight:0.78 Pounds
Author Biography
Tolkien, J. R. R. (Author)
A writer of fantasies, Tolkien, a professor of language and literature at Oxford University, was always intrigued by early English and the imaginative use of language. In his greatest story, the trilogy The Lord of the Rings (1954--56), Tolkien invented a language with vocabulary, grammar, syntax, even poetry of its own. Though readers have created various possible allegorical interpretations, Tolkien has said: "It is not about anything but itself. (Certainly it has no allegorical intentions, general, particular or topical, moral, religious or political.)" In The Adventures of Tom Bombadil (1962), Tolkien tells the story of the "master of wood, water, and hill," a jolly teller of tales and singer of songs, one of the multitude of characters in his romance, saga, epic, or fairy tales about his country of the Hobbits.

Tolkien was also a formidable medieval scholar, as evidenced by his work, Beowulf: The Monster and the Critics (1936) and his edition of Anciene Wisse: English Text of the Anciene Riwle.

Among his works published posthumously, are The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún and The Fall of Arthur, which was edited by his son, Christopher.

In 2013, his title, The\Hobbit (Movie Tie-In) made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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