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The first volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure The Lord of the Rings.

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.

About the Author

J.R.R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892. After serving in the First World War, he embarked upon a distinguished career as a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford University. He is the renowned creator of Middle-earth and author of the great modern classic, The Hobbit, the prelude to his epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings. Other works by J.R.R. Tolkien include The Silmarillion. J.R.R. Tolkien died in 1973 at the age of 81.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395312674
Subtitle:
(being the first part of The lord of the rings )
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Fantastic fiction
Subject:
Middle Earth (Imaginary place) -- Fiction.
Subject:
Middle Earth
Subject:
Baggins, Frodo
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Silver anniversary ed.
Series Volume:
pt. 1
Publication Date:
1981
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
423 p., 1 folded leaf of

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