The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R TolkienThe Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R Tolkien

The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

byJ. R. R Tolkien

Paperback | May 19, 2015

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Immerse yourself in Middle-earth with Tolkien's classic masterpieces behind the films, telling the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbits' epic encounters with Gandalf, Gollum, dragons and monsters, in the quest to destroy the One Ring.When they were first published, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings became instant classics. Treasured by readers young and old, these works of sweeping fantasy, steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness have sold more than 150 million copies around the world.This new boxed gift set, published to celebrate the release of the first of Peter Jackson's three-part film adaptation of JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit, THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, contains both titles and features cover images from both films.It offers readers a new opportunity to discover Tolkien's remarkable world of Middle-earth and to follow the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbits' part in the epic quest for the Ring - beginning with Bilbo's fateful visit from Gandalf and culminating in the dramatic climax between Frodo and Gollum atop Mount Doom.
J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) 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 50 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.
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Title:The Hobbit and The Lord of the RingsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:2064 pagesPublished:May 19, 2015Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007525516

ISBN - 13:9780007525515

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing There's not much to say. This book series has been celebrated for a long time.
Date published: 2018-06-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Difficult to Read This box set is not of the greatest quality as the book covers easily dent and rip. Overall, I enjoyed the tales, however the author's writing style and meticulous details failed to hold my interest making the journey through Middle-Earth a difficult two years. Personally, I prefer the movies over the books.
Date published: 2018-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lord of the Rings Box Set What is there to say? This is one of the most celebrated series of all time for a good reason
Date published: 2018-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Definitely the best adventure sequel!
Date published: 2017-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Series, Great Package Price The Lord of the Rings Trilogy really isn't complete without reading The Hobbit first, I'm really happy that they included it in this set! Fantastic price too.
Date published: 2017-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it One of my all time favourite series
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Get lost in Middle Earth Great gift set - if you can part with it.
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gift! This is one of the best fantasy book series! Highly recommend as a gift set for confident and experienced readers. Books that you can't put down
Date published: 2017-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of a kind My all time favorite series! Easily. There is nothing quite like it. Dragons, hobbits, elves, dwarves, elves, orcs, beasts....everything a fantasy lover could possibly ask for! The world is massive and extremely easy to get sucked into. Beautifully written and keeps you on your toes the entire way. An absolute MUST for anyone who loves fantasy. this is THE fantasy series of all fantasy series.
Date published: 2017-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from the one and only this series has no equal in fantasy or anywhere else.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I don't know I couldn't get into the novel although maybe i have to try again
Date published: 2017-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Epic This story immerses you into a completely new world full of mythical creatures, new languages, and magic which frames the ultimate journey.
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Epic read! Tolkien's Lord of the Rings is worth every page, absolutely captivating read!
Date published: 2017-04-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from excellent series its just hard to read sometimes
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An Amazing Story These books come so beautifully wrapped up in their box set. Such an amazing story, that is unique and thrilling.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Books Excellent series to read, very enjoyable.
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible Great series for a fantastic price, though I do prefer the boks not to have movie covers on them.
Date published: 2016-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Combo Perfect combo for someone wanting to enter the Tolkein world! #plumreview
Date published: 2016-12-11
Rated 2 out of 5 by from They were okay. I could only get through half of the first book then had to put it down. Very hard read.
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gift Great set of all series for fans of the Hobbit and Lord of the Ring.
Date published: 2016-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Incredible series and the covers are more detailed, though I do prefer it without the movie covers.
Date published: 2016-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice covers! This set looks better than other versions sold with simpler cover designs in my opinion!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! I received this as a gift and I was really pleased with it! The quality was amazing as always and the story itself was magical as always. If you are one who does not like the movie images on the covers of books, I'd suggest buying a different edition however.
Date published: 2016-11-04

Editorial Reviews

'The English-speaking world is divided into those who have read The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and those who are going to read them.' Sunday Times'A story magnificently told, with every kind of colour and movement and greatness.' New Statesman'Masterpiece? Oh yes, I've no doubt about that.' Evening Standard