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The Return of the King

Written by J. R. R. Tolkien

Part of the The Lord of the Rings Series

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The Return of the King Synopsis

The third part of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS The armies of the Dark Lord are massing as his evil shadow spreads even wider. Men, Dwarves, Elves and Ents unite forces to battle against the Dark. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam struggle further into Mordor in their heroic quest to destroy the One Ring. The devastating conclusion of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic tale of adventure, begun in The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers.

The Return of the King Press Reviews

'The story moves on with a tremendous narrative rush to its climax... extraordinary imaginative work, part saga, part allegory, and wholly exciting.'

The Times

'A triumphant close... a grand piece of work, grand in both conception and execution. An astonishing imaginative tour de force.'

Sunday Telegraph

'Tolkien was a storyteller of genius' Literary Review

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ISBN: 9780008376086
Publication date: 16/04/2020
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008376086
Publication date: 16th April 2020
Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 464 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 13+ readers

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 50 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on the 3rd January, 1892 at Bloemfontein in the Orange Free State, but at the age of four he and his brother were taken back to England by their mother. After his father's death the family moved to Sarehole, on the south-eastern edge of Birmingham. In 1920 Tolkien was ...

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