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The lord of the rings, J.R.R. Tolkien

by Patrick Gardner

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Published by Spark Pub. in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Study guides,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 260).

    Other titlesSparknotes the lord of the rings
    Statement[writers, Patrick Gardner, et al.].
    SeriesSparknotes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6039.O32 L633695 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24830116M
    ISBN 101586637908
    ISBN 109781586637903
    OCLC/WorldCa52939026

    J.R.R. Tolkien, in full John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, (born January 3, , Bloemfontein, South Africa—died September 2, , Bournemouth, Hampshire, England), English writer and scholar who achieved fame with his children’s book The Hobbit () and his richly inventive epic fantasy The Lord of the Rings (–55).. At age four Tolkien, with his mother and younger brother, settled near. J.R.R. Tolkien (), beloved throughout the world as the creator of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in Brand: Houghton Mifflin.

    The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by philologist and Oxford University professor J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's earlier, less complex children's fantasy novel The Hobbit (), but eventually developed into a much larger work.   * Many consider J.R.R. Tolkien the forefather of fantasy writing * Explore his works beyond The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings * His son edited previously unpublished manuscripts for public consumption. Few names are as synonymous with the fantasy genre as J.R.R. Tolkien.

    The Return of the King is the towering climax to J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy that tells the saga of the hobbits of Middle-earth and the great War of the Rings. In this concluding volume, Frodo and Sam make a terrible journey to the heart of the Land of the Shadow in a final reckoning with the power of Sauron. n () was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 30 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide/5(K).


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