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Publisher Comments:

The 50th anniversary one-volume edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic
 
"An extraordinary work — pure excitement." — New York Times Book Review
 
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 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, but always he searched for the One Ring that would complete his dominion.

When Bilbo reached his eleventy-first birthday he disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin Frodo the Ruling Ring and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-earth, 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.

Synopsis:

The 50th anniversary one-volume edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic
 
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them

The Lord of the Rings tells of the great quest undertaken by the hobbit Frodo Baggins and the Fellowship of the Ring: to journey across Middle-earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord Sauron, and destroy the One Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom.

About the Author

J.R.R. TOLKIEN (1892–1973) is the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic and extraordinary works of fiction as The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. His books have been translated into more than fifty languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780544003415
Author:
Tolkien, J. R. R.
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Tolkien, J.R.R.
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy-Epic
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
One Volume
Publication Date:
20120831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Maps, appendixes
Pages:
1216
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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The 50th anniversary one-volume edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic
 
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them

The Lord of the Rings tells of the great quest undertaken by the hobbit Frodo Baggins and the Fellowship of the Ring: to journey across Middle-earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord Sauron, and destroy the One Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom.

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