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"If you've been thinking that you should probably read the books again sometime, the time is now. Why wait? They were written by a scholar and a gentleman, a man steeped in lore and language, and it shows on every page. And if you haven't read them at all, you're in for a real treat. Though The Lord of the Rings largely created the fantasy genre, this isn't fluffy puff about unicorns and doe-eyed girls spewed forth by some lonely computer programmer. It is the work of a man who saw almost all his friends die in the brutal trench warfare of World War I, and then spent a life studying old languages and ancient texts."
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Synopsis:

The three volumes that make up Tolkien's epic classic The Lord of the Rings are here presented in their standard cloth editions including large format fold-out maps and an extensive appendices. Set contains The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King, with jackets and a box designed by celebrated illustrator Alan Lee.

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:
9780395489321
Author:
Tolkien, J. R. R.
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Author:
Tolkien, J.R.R.
Location:
Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy - Series
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy-Epic
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Boxed Set/Slip Cased/Casebound/HC
Publication Date:
March 1988
Binding:
SET HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Dimensions:
9.15x6.05x3.76 in. 4.27 lbs.
Age Level:
from 12

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"Staff Pick" by ,

"If you've been thinking that you should probably read the books again sometime, the time is now. Why wait? They were written by a scholar and a gentleman, a man steeped in lore and language, and it shows on every page. And if you haven't read them at all, you're in for a real treat. Though The Lord of the Rings largely created the fantasy genre, this isn't fluffy puff about unicorns and doe-eyed girls spewed forth by some lonely computer programmer. It is the work of a man who saw almost all his friends die in the brutal trench warfare of World War I, and then spent a life studying old languages and ancient texts."

"Synopsis" by ,
The three volumes that make up Tolkien's epic classic The Lord of the Rings are here presented in their standard cloth editions including large format fold-out maps and an extensive appendices. Set contains The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King, with jackets and a box designed by celebrated illustrator Alan Lee.
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