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Lord of the Rings

Average rating
4.9 out of 5
Based on 796 Ratings and 754 Reviews

Book Description
A Christian can almost be forgiven for not reading the Bible, but there's no salvation for a fantasy fan who hasn't read the gospel of the genre, J.R.R. Tolkien's definitive three-book epic, the Lord of the Rings (encompassing The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King), and its charming precursor, The Hobbit. That many (if not most) fantasy works are in some way deriva... More
Book Information
PublisherFotonovel Publications
BindingPaperback (204 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages191
Publication Date06/1979
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About J.R.R. Tolkien (Author) : J.R.R. Tolkien (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was a published author, creator, editor, illustrator, narrator, and a translator of children's books. Some of the published credits of J.R.R. Tolki... more
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About Fotonovel Publications (Editor) : Fotonovel Publications is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Published credits of Fotonovel Publications include SHREK, Battlefield Earth, and The Lord of the ... more
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Reader Comments
10/2/2011 Brian Urso said: LOVE the TOLK!
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read, I'm reading

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8/11/2011 Gail Fattori said: A hard read, but so worth it.
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11/10/2010 Wen B tagged as: I read

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9/10/2010 Joseph Beekman said: Simply amazing!
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8/16/2010 Robert McFarland said: I have read the Trilogy 3 times over the last 20 years,and each time I have come away with a feeling of awe at Tolkiens gift of writing and creating such a detailed world.
tags: Inspired me

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5/19/2010 Rachel Ziebarth said: Who can't love this?
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12/9/2009 Amy Learmonth tagged as: I read

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11/24/2009 Cole Rush

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8/9/2009 Rafaela Perales said: Classic lessons of good and evil, right and wrong, friendship, loyalty, and responsibility.
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8/1/2009 Rachel Heston Davis said: My favorite book.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read, I'm reading

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5/21/2009 Pamela Kevern said: Excellent writing, of course. Great imagery and story plot!
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4/23/2009 Deborah Copeland tagged as: Inspired me, I read

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1/9/2009 Jc Scott said: One of my most favorite books of all time. A true masterpiece that cannot be compared with any other!
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12/23/2008 Ali B said: 97508
tags: fantasy, classic literature

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11/15/2008 Denise Duncan tagged as: I read, Inspired me

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10/30/2008 Jessica Griffith said:
My father's favourite series in his youth, given to me in mine; quite likely the single most inspirational work I have ever read, solely in relation to my own writing career. Unfortunately, that carries over into both Tolkien and mine tendency to be verbose to the point of distraction; regardless, ... more

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10/24/2008 Veronica Holden said: This is the edition I own and I enjoy it greatly. LOTR is still one of the best fantasy every written, despite having been mangled on the big screen.
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8/18/2008 Emma Larkins tagged as: I recommend, Inspired me

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4/11/2008 Kamal Lathar said: Probably the best set of fantasy book I have ever read, and certainly the only series I have read more than once. Considering the last part, I could not rate a set of books higher than that.
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8/28/2007 Susan Mitchell tagged as: I Read

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