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The lord of the rings

Author: J R R Tolkien
Publisher: [London] : [HarperCollins], [2002, ©1966]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [Film tie-in ed.]
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Part 1. The fellowship of the ring: In a sleepy village in the Shire, a young hobbit is entrusted with an immense task. He must make a perilous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the Ruling Ring of Power - the only thing that prevents the dark Lord Sauron's evil dominion.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien
ISBN: 000714914X 9780007149148 0007149212 9780007149216 0007149220 9780007149223 0007149239 9780007149230
OCLC Number: 59462835
Notes: Issued in slip case.
Title from slip-case.
Includes index.
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003.
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm
Contents: The fellowship of the ring. Originally published. London: Allen & Unwin, 1954 --
The two towers. Originally published: London: Allen & Unwin, 1954 --
The return of the king. Originally published: London: Allen & Unwin, 1955.
Responsibility: J.R.R. Tolkien.
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The first of Tolkien's classic fantasy, in which the young hobbit, Frodo, is bequeathed a magical ring from his Uncle Bilbo, and learns that he must take it into the land of the Dark Lord, Sauron,  Read more...

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'An extraordinary book. It deals with a stupendous theme. It leads us through a succession of strange and astonishing episodes, some of them magnificent, in a region where everything is invented, Read more...

 
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