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The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings

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By (author) J. R. R. Tolkien

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  • Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Format: Paperback | 7 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 203mm x 107mm | 1,270g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0007489978
  • ISBN 13: 9780007489978
  • Sales rank: 68,650

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Continuing the story of The Hobbit, this seven-volume paperback boxed set of Tolkien's epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings is a collection to treasure. 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. Discover the incredible epic journey of Frodo in a celebratory seven-volume boxed set of fantasy classic, The Lord of the Rings. Box set contains: Book 1: The Fellowship of the Ring - The Ring Sets Out Book 2: The Fellowship of the Ring - The Ring Goes South Book 3: The Two Towers - The Treason of Isengard Book 4: The Two Towers - The Ring Goes East Book 5: The Return of the King - The War of the Ring Book 6: The Return of the King - The End of the Third Age Book 7: Appendices

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J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 30 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

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"A flawless masterpiece" The Times "Tolkien was a storyteller of genius" Literary Review "Amongst the greatest works of imaginative fiction of the twentieth century" Sunday Telegraph "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." Sunday Times "A story magnificently told, with every kind of colour and movement and greatness." New Statesman "Masterpiece? Oh yes, I've no doubt about that." Evening Standard