The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring The Two Towers The Return of the King

Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780007322596
Release Date: 2009-04-20
Genre: Fiction

All three parts of the epic masterpiece The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers & The Return of the King – available as one download, featuring the definitive edition of the text, hyperlinked footnotes and page references, and 3 maps including a detailed map of Middle-earth.

J R R TOLKIEN BOXED SET

Author: J. R. R. TOLKIEN
Publisher:
ISBN: 0345340426
Release Date: 1990-04-30
Genre:

This four volume, deluxe paperback boxed set contains J.R.R. Tolkien's epic masterworks The Hobbit and the three volumes of The Lord Of The Rings (The Fellowship Of The Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return Of The King) in their definitive text settings complete with maps and cover illustrations from the motion pictures. In The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins is whisked away from his comfortable, unambitious life in Hobbiton by the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves. He finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, 'The Lord Of The Rings' tells of the great and dangerous quest undertaken by Frodo Baggins and the Fellowship of the Ring; Gandalf the wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the dwarf; Legolas the elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger called Strider.

The Two Towers The Lord of the Rings

Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780007322503
Release Date: 2009-04-20
Genre: Fiction

Building the story begun in The Hobbit and continuing the adventures of The Fellowship of the Ring, this is the second part of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, featuring the definitive text, hyperlinked footnotes and page references, and a detailed map of Middle-earth.

The Two Towers

Author: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0007522916
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Baggins, Bilbo (Fictitious character)

Fantasy fiction. 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.

I Am in Fact a Hobbit

Author: Perry C. Bramlett
Publisher: Mercer University Press
ISBN: 086554851X
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

"Whether you've been a fan for years or you've just recently been hooked by the blockbuster Lord of the Rings movies, "I Am in Fact a Hobbit" is an excellent starting point into the life and work of J. R. R. Tolkien. This indispensable and concise introduction to the career of Tolkien includes: a biographical chapter about the man who was a brilliant Oxford professor and Catholic Christian, loving father and devoted husband and close friend of C. S. Lewis; overviews and discussions of his best-selling popular works such as the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings, his often overlooked academic works and his children's books such as Roverandom and Mr. Bliss; a detailed chronology of the important events and times of his life and career; an extensive listing of his works, both published and unpublished; and a resource bibliography of the best works about him."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Tolkiens Reise nach Mittelerde

Author: Christopher Snyder
Publisher: HEEL Verlag
ISBN: 9783868529661
Release Date: 2014-04-28
Genre: Performing Arts

J.R.R. Tolkien - kaum ein Autor hat einen solchen Kultstatus erreicht, seine Werke und die darin geschaffenen Welten fesseln Generationen. Sehen wir unberührte Hügellandschaften, denken wir an das Auenland. Färben sich die Blätter im Herbst golden, erinnert uns dies an Lothlorien. Und der Ruf der Möwen entführt uns in Gedanken in die "Unsterblichen Lande". Tolkiens Mittelerde begegnet uns als eine alte Welt, die uns auf unbestimmte Weise vertraut ist. Christpher Snyder entführt den Leser auf Tolkiens Reise nach Mittelerde und entühllt die historischen, literarischen und biographischen Quellen seiner Inspiration - von den nordischen Mythen und Sprachen über das europäische Mittelalter bis zu den Einflüssen der Inklings und C.S. Lewis'.

An A Z of JRR Tolkien s The Hobbit

Author: Sarah Oliver
Publisher: John Blake Publishing
ISBN: 9781782190905
Release Date: 2012-11-05
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

A is for... Auditions - Find out which pop star auditioned to play an elf and who impressed Peter Jackson the most. B is for... Bilbo - Martin Freeman had reservations about playing Bilbo at first - discover why. He had great fun on set with his fellow actors, find out who he loved working with and who he didn't. Uncover why the movie Bilbo is different from the book "The Hobbit". C is for... Cast - Filming The Hobbit threw up all kinds of challenges for the cast. Find out who injured themselves on set and who the biggest prankster was! All this and more, including... all the behind-the-scenes set secrets, why Elijah Wood had to be involved, and what to expect from the next two Hobbit movies. This is the MUST HAVE book for any fan of The Hobbit.

J R R Tolkien

Author: Jill C. Wheeler
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781617845703
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This biography introduces readers to J.R.R Tolkien, the British author who wrote The Hobbit, and the Lord of the Rings trilogy which includes The Two Towers, The Fellowship of the Ring, and The Return of the King. Readers will learn about TolkienÍs journey from his birthplace in South Africa to England, where he developed an interest in philology and ancient languages, and his career as a professor at Oxford University. Easy-to-read text and full-color and historic black and white photos highlight TolkienÍs childhood, education, and early influences. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Understanding the Lord of the Rings

Author: Neil D. Isaacs
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618422536
Release Date: 2005-04-14
Genre: Literary Criticism

Selected essays on Tolkien's trilogy include W. H. Auden's essay on the hero's quest, C. S. Lewis's piece on the value of myth, Marion Zimmer Bradley's article on hero worship, Tim Shippey's piece on the film trilogy, and much more. Original.

The Fellowship of the Ring

Author: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0007522908
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Fiction

Fantasy fiction. 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.

The Lord of the Rings

Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547951942
Release Date: 2012-02-15
Genre: Fiction

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-earth, it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell by chance into the hands of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins. From Sauron's fastness in the Dark Tower of Mordor, his power spread far and wide. Sauron gathered all the Great Rings to him, but always he searched for the One Ring that would complete his dominion. When Bilbo reached his eleventy-first birthday he disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin Frodo the Ruling Ring and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord, and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom. The Lord of the Rings tells of the great quest undertaken by Frodo and the Fellowship of the Ring: Gandalf the Wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the Dwarf; Legolas the Elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger called Strider. This new edition includes the fiftieth-anniversary fully corrected text setting and, for the first time, an extensive new index. J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973), beloved throughout the world as the creator of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. His chief interest was the linguistic aspects of the early English written tradition, but while he studied classic works of the past, he was creating a set of his own.

The Two Towers

Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547952024
Release Date: 2012-02-15
Genre: Fiction

The second volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them Frodo and his Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom. They have lost the wizard, Gandalf, in a battle in the Mines of Moria. And Boromir, seduced by the power of the Ring, tried to seize it by force. While Frodo and Sam made their escape, the rest of the company was attacked by Orcs. Now they continue the journey alone down the great River Anduin—alone, that is, save for the mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go. “Among the greatest works of imaginative fiction of the twentieth century. The book presents us with the richest profusion of new lands and creatures, from the beauty of Lothlórien to the horror of Mordor.” – Sunday Telegraph