The Lord of the Rings: All Three Books in One (Paperback)J. R. R. Tolkien (author)
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The most influential fantasy sequence ever written, Tolkien’s imaginative world of dwarves, wizards, orcs and elves cast a long shadow over all fantasy writing that came after. The archetypal literary quest, The Lord of the Rings pits good against evil, noble action against sinful temptation, in a grand narrative peopled by iconic creations such as Gollum, Gandalf and the resourceful hobbit hero Frodo Baggins.
Continuing the story begun in The Hobbit, all three parts of the epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, in one paperback. Features the definitive edition of the text, fold-out flaps with the original two-colour maps, and a revised and expanded index.
Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power - the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring - the ring that rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins.
In a sleepy village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task, as the Ring is entrusted to his care. He must leave his home and make a perilous journey across the realms of Middle-earth to the Crack of Doom, deep inside the territories of the Dark Lord. There he must destroy the Ring forever and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose.
Since it was first published in 1954, The Lord of the Rings has been a book people have treasured. Steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness, its sweeping fantasy has touched the hearts of young and old alike.
This single-volume paperback edition is the definitive text, fully restored with almost 400 corrections - with the full co-operation of Christopher Tolkien - and features a striking new cover.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 1216
Weight: 790 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 49 mm
'The English-speaking world is divided into those who have read The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and those who are going to read them.' - The Sunday Times
'A story magnificently told, with every kind of colour and movement and greatness.' - The New Statesman
'Masterpiece? Oh yes, I've no doubt about that.' - Evening Standard
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