The Return Of The King (the Lord Of The Rings, Book 3) by J. R. R. TolkienThe Return Of The King (the Lord Of The Rings, Book 3) by J. R. R. Tolkien

The Return Of The King (the Lord Of The Rings, Book 3)

byJ. R. R. Tolkien

Paperback | August 30, 2012

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Concluding the story begun in The Hobbit, this is the final part of Tolkien's epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, featuring an exclusive cover image from the film, the definitive text, and a detailed map of Middle-earth.The armies of the Dark Lord Sauron are massing as his evil shadow spreads ever wider. Men, Dwarves, Elves and Ents unite forces to do battle agains the Dark. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam struggle further into Mordor in their heroic quest to destroy the One Ring.The devastating conclusion of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic tale of magic and adventure, begun in The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers, features the definitive edition of the text and includes the Appendices and a revised Index in full.To celebrate the release of the first of Peter Jackson's two-part film adaptation of The Hobbit, THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, this third part of The Lord of the Rings is available for a limited time with an exclusive cover image from Peter Jackson's award-winning trilogy.
J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion and The Children of Hurin, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 60 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.
Title:The Return Of The King (the Lord Of The Rings, Book 3)Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pagesPublished:August 30, 2012Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from the perfect conclusion The perfect ending to the perfect trilogy. A triumph of the english language.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great final book Noting but excitement right down to the final battles. Sort of drags after that. But still an awesome series.
Date published: 2017-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yet another classic, must read If you have read the Fellowship of the Ring and Two Towers (and hopefully the Hobbit), you are already invested enough in the world and characters that you do not need a book review to tell you to keep reading the rest of the series... You are almost there, just a few more hundred pages and you can start over and re-read!
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great ending. Classic ending to the saga.
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the whole series The third novel is just as good as the first and second!
Date published: 2017-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A true must read One of the best books of all time. My favourite of the three Lord of the Rings. A true must read.
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Editorial Reviews

'The story moves on with a tremendous narrative rush to its climax. extraordinary imaginative work, part saga, part allegory, and wholly exciting.'The Times'A triumphant close. a grand piece of work, grand in both conception and execution. An astonishing imaginative tour de force.'Sunday Telegraph