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The Lord of the Rings By J. R. R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings
by J. R. R. Tolkien

Since it was first published "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 is the film tie-in edition of the one-volume, edition of the text.
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The Lord of the Rings Summary


The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien

The film tie-in edition of the popular, one-volume, edition of the Book of the Century, featuring an exclusive image from the film. 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. Nearly 100 million copies of its many editions have been sold around the world, and occasional collectors' editions become prized and valuable items of publishing. Now, the epic fantasy is to be filmed, with the first part of the movie trilogy, The Fellowship of the Ring, being released simultaneously worldwide on 14 December 2001 -- the second and third parts, The Two Towers and The Return of The King, following at yearly intervals. Already, the hype surrounding the filming of this monumental work has reached fever pitch, and images of the characters and landscape have become eagerly sought after. In order to whet the appetites of the millions of fans around the globe we will be publishing a special edition of the popular one-volume paperback, featuring an exclusive early -- as yet unseen -- image from the film. A world exclusive edition of the Book of the Century, soon to be revealed as the movie experience of a lifetime.

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The Lord of the Rings Reviews


'Masterpiece? Oh yes, I've no doubt about that.' Evening Standard 'Among the greatest works of imaginative fiction of the 20th century.' Sunday Telegraph 'An extraordinarily imaginative work, part saga, part allegory, and wholly exciting.' The Times 'When it comes to the nation's favourite books, one title runs rings round all the others. J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings was chosen by an astonishing 20 per cent of readers in the survey conducted by W H Smith.' Daily Mail, 4 August 2000

About J. R. R. Tolkien


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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GOR001220913
The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
J. R. R. Tolkien
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2002-10-07
1168
0007149247
9780007149247
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003 Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.