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The return of the king : being the third part of The Lord of the rings

Author: J R R Tolkien
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Publishers, 2017. ©1966
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
As the Shadow of Mordor grows across the land, the Companions of the Ring have become involved in separate adventures. Aragorn, revealed as the hidden heir of the ancient Kings of the West, has joined with the Riders of Rohan against the forces of Isengard, and takes part in the desperate victory of the Hornburg. Merry and Pippin, captured by Orcs, escape into Fangorn Forest and there encounter the Ents. Gandalf has  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Named Person: Frodo Baggins; Aragorn, King of Gondor; Gandalf
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien
ISBN: 9780008264222 0008264228
OCLC Number: 1154387758
Notes: Includes appendices and indexes.
"This edition based on the 50th anniversary edition published 2005, which is a revised version of the reset edition first published 2002."--Verso page
First published in Great Britain by George Allen & Unwin 1955, second edition 1966.
Description: xii, 978-1567 pages : illustrations, maps ; 16 cm.
Contents: Minas Tirith --
The passing of the Grey Company --
The muster of Rohan --
The siege of Gondor --
The ride of the Rohirrim --
The Battle of the Pelennor Fields --
The pyre of Denethor --
The houses of healing --
The last debate --
The Black Gate opens --
The tower of Cirith Ungol --
The land of shadow --
Mount Doom --
The field of Cormallen --
The steward to the king --
Many partings --
Homeward bound --
The scouring of the Shire --
The grey havens --
Appendix A: Annals of the kings and rulers --
Appendix B: The tale of years (chronology of the westlands) --
Appendix C: Family Trees --
Appendix D: Shire calendar --
Appendix E: Writing and spelling --
Appendix F: The languages and peoples of the third age.
Other Titles: Lord of the rings; the return of the king
Responsibility: J.R.R. Tolkien.


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