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The fellowship of the ring : being the first part of The lord of the rings

Author: J R R Tolkien
Publisher: London : G. Allen & Unwin, ©1966
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In this first book of Tolkien's epic fantasy in three parts, the hobbit Frodo Baggins, warned by the wizard Gandalf, leaves his comfortable home in the Shire to begin his long perilous quest for the Fire-mountain, in order to cast the Ring of Power into the Cracks of Doom in its depths.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien
ISBN: 0048230456 9780048230454 0007136595 9780007136599
OCLC Number: 40993271
Description: 423 pages, [1] folded plate : map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Paperback -Continuing the story begun in The Hobbit, this three-volume paperback boxed set of Tolkien's epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, features exclusive covers from Peter Jackson's award-winning film trilogy, the definitive text, and a detailed map of Middle-earth. Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power --
the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring --
the ring that rules them all --
which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. In a sleepy village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task, as the Ring is entrusted to his care. He must leave his home and make a perilous journey across the realms of Middle-earth to the Crack of Doom, deep inside the territories of the Dark Lord. There he must destroy the Ring forever and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose. To celebrate the release of the first of Peter Jackson's two-part film adaptation of The Hobbit, THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, readers can discover how the journey continues in The Lord of the Rings with this special boxed set of the complete work, with exclusive cover images from the award-winning film trilogy.
Responsibility: by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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In this first book of Tolkien's epic fantasy in three parts, the hobbit Frodo Baggins, warned by the wizard Gandalf, leaves his comfortable home in the Shire to begin his long perilous quest for the Fire-mountain, in order to cast the Ring of Power into the Cracks of Doom in its depths.

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