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The fellowship of the ring

Author: J R R Tolkien
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., [1994], ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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 into the hands of Bilbo Baggins, as told in The Hobbit. In a sleep village in the Shire, young Frodo  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Adventure fiction
Fantasy fiction
Named Person: Frodo Baggins; Frodo Baggins
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien
ISBN: 0618002227 9780618002221
OCLC Number: 42396503
Notes: Notes on the text and maps.
Description: xvi, 398 pages : maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The fellowship of the ring --
pt. 2. The two towers --
pt. 3. The return of the king.
Responsibility: by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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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 into the hands of Bilbo Baggins, as told in The Hobbit. In a sleep village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins is faced with an immense task, as the elderly Bibo entrusts the ring to his care. Frodo must make a periolous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the Ring and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose.

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