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The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings #13), J.
(John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English author and scholar J.
The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel The Hobbit, but eventually developed into a much larger work.
Written in stages between 1937 and 1949, The Lord of the Rings is one of the bestselling novels ever written, with over 150 million copies sold.
The title of the novel refers to the story's main antagonist, the Dark Lord Sauron, who had in an earlier age created the One Ring to rule the other Rings of Power as the ultimate weapon in his campaign to conquer and rule all of Middleearth.
(Nineteen of these rings were made.
These were grouped into three rings for the Elves, seven rings for the Dwarves, and nine rings for men.
One additio One of the greatest trilogies of all time and certainly the measuring stick to which all subsequent fantasystyle writing is compared, The Lord of the Rings trilogy still stands at the top of the stack.
Its realism, the characters and monsters, the storyline, the epic battles, and the quest motif are all drawn with incredible care by Tolkien in his chefd'oeuvre.
My favorite was The The Two Towers but all three are stunning.
This edition, despite the awful cover art, contains all three books and the original appendices from
Look at thisss, hobbitses! Not bought at flea market for ten francses.
Catalogue says worth seven hundred dollarses.
Oh yes, Not knows about bookses, gollum.
But can't touch, can't read, she says too valuable.
Going to eat fish instead, but nice birthday present, oh yes precious.
Three Rings for the Elvenkings under the sky,
Seven for the Dwarflords in their halls of stone,
Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die,
One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.
One Ring to rule them all,
One Ring to find them,
One Ring to bring them all
And in the darkness bind them
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.
Three thousand years after the defeat of the Dark Lord Sauron before the slopes of Mount Doom, a magic ring falls into the care of Frodo Baggins, a young hobbit from the Shire.
Aided by his gardener Samwise Gamgee and the mysterious wizard Gandalf the Grey, he takes the ring on a journey to Rivendell, a hidden refuge of the Elves.
But evil stirs in the fell lands of Mordor, and black riders scour the countryside i Authors who inspire a movement are usually misunderstood, especially by those they have inspired, and Tolkien is no exception, but one of the biggest misconceptions about Tolkien is the idea that he is somehow an 'innovator of fantasy'.
He did add a number of techniques to the repertoire of epic fantasy writers, and these have been dutifully followed by his many imitators, but for the most part, these techniques are little more than bad habits.
Many have called Tolkien by such epithets as 'The Father of Fantasy', but anyone who makes this claim simply does not know of the depth and history of the fantasy genre.
For those who are familiar with the great and influential fantastical authors, from Ovid and Ariosto to
I came to Tolkien's masterpiece on my own, and that meant much to me at twelve.
The only books that had been reached by me alone were books on mythology and horror.
Everything else I read, from DH Lawrence to Hemingway to Dickens to Shakespeare (and this also included Dracula and Dr.
Jeckyll and Mr One Ring To Rule Them All, One Ring To Find Them, One Ring To Bring Them All And In The Darkness Bind Them
In Ancient Times The Rings Of Power Were Crafted By The Elvensmiths, 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 Middleearth, It Remained Lost To Him After Many Ages It Fell By Chance Into The Hands Of The Hobbit Bilbo Baggins
From Sauron's Fastness In The Dark Tower Of Mordor, His Power Spread Far And Wide Sauron Gathered All The Great Rings To Him, But Always He Searched For The One Ring That Would Complete His Dominion
When Bilbo Reached His Eleventyfirst Birthday He Disappeared, Bequeathing To His Young Cousin Frodo The Ruling Ring And A Perilous Quest: To Journey Across Middleearth, Deep Into The Shadow Of The Dark Lord, And Destroy The Ring By Casting It Into The Cracks Of Doom
The Lord of the Rings Tells Of The Great Quest Undertaken By Frodo And The Fellowship Of The Ring: Gandalf The Wizard; The Hobbits Merry, Pippin, And Sam; Gimli The Dwarf; Legolas The Elf; Boromir Of Gondor; And A Tall, Mysterious Stranger Called Strider