The Lord of the Rings (Anniversary)
J. R. R. Tolkien (Author)
DescriptionThe original American dramatization as broadcast on National Public Radio.From the wonderful landscapes of the Shire and Lothlorien, to the stark and sunless land of Mordor, the courageous Hobbits pursue their quest, bearing the awesome Ring of Sauron, the Dark Lord This epic trilogy takes up where The Hobbit leaves off, tracing the legend of the One Ring, found by Bilbo in the Goblin's cave, to its final destruction in the Crack of Doom. Packaged in attractive wooden gift box.
October 21, 2004
6.6 X 2.67 X 9.96 inches | 4.56 pounds
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About the Author
J.R.R. TOLKIEN (1892-1973) is the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic and extraordinary works of fiction as The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. His books have been translated into more than fifty languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.
"An extraordinary work--pure excitement..." The New York Times Book Review "A work of immense narrative power that can sweep the reader up and hold him enthralled for days and weeks." The Nation "J.R.R. Tolkien's epic trilogy remains the ultimate quest, the ultimate battle between good and evil, the ultimate chronicle of stewardship of the earth. Endlessly imitated, it has never been surpassed." Kansas City Star "For many, it is a book like no other, to be read and reread, discussed and treasured." Los Angeles Times "A remarkable book" Newsweek "One of the great fairy-tale quests in modern literature" Time Magazine "A sustained feat of imagination that has entranced millions" The Chicago Tribune "Tolkien's stories take place against a background of measureless depth...That background is ever-present in the creator's mind and it gives Frodo and company a three-dimensional reality that is seldom found in this kind of writing." The Washington Post