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The Fellowship Of The Ring: Being the First Part of The Lord of the Rings

The Fellowship Of The Ring: Being the First Part of The Lord of the Rings

Current price: $17.99
Publication Date: September 18th, 2012
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN:
9780547928210
Pages:
432
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Description

The Fellowship of the Ring is the first volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure tale, The Lord of the Rings.

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 Elven-smiths, 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 Middle-earth, it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell into the hands of Bilbo Baggins, as told in The Hobbit. In a sleepy village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task, as his elderly cousin Bilbo entrusts the Ring to his care. Frodo must leave his home and make a perilous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the Ring and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose.

“A unique, wholly realized other world, evoked from deep in the well of Time, massively detailed, absorbingly entertaining, profound in meaning.”—The New York Times

About the Author

J.R.R. Tolkien (1892–1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The HobbitThe Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over sixty languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

Praise for The Fellowship Of The Ring: Being the First Part of The Lord of the Rings

"Here are beauties which pierce like swords or burn like cold iron." -- C.S. Lewis

"Destined to outlast our time." The New York Herald-Tribune

"Exciting... Mr. Tolkien's invention is unflagging" -- W.H. Auden —