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

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Delve into Tolkien's Middle-earth with this special collector's hardback boxed set. Presented in sumptuous new cover designs discover the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbits' epic encounters with Gandalf, Gollum, dragons and monsters, in the quest to destroy the One Ring.

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

When they were first published, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings became instant classics. Treasured by readers young and old, these works of sweeping fantasy, steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness have sold more than 150 million copies around the world. This new boxed set contains both titles and features brand new cover designs. It offers readers a new opportunity to discover Tolkien's remarkable world of Middle-earth and to follow the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbits' part in the epic quest for the Ring - beginning with Bilbo's fateful visit from Gandalf and culminating in the dramatic climax between Frodo and Gollum atop Mount Doom.

Reviews

'Extraordinarily imaginative, and wholly exciting' The Times

'A most remarkable feat' Guardian

'An astonishing imaginative tour de force' Daily Telegraph

About the Author

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 50 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback

Author

J. R. R. Tolkien
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Author's Website

www.tolkienestate.com

Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

24th October 2013

ISBN

9780007522934

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