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The Lord of the Rings - illustrated hardback

The Lord of the Rings - illustrated hardback
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Timeless Masterpiece!

7 years, 10 months ago at Jun 15 11:31
The Fellowship of the Ring tells the story of the Hobbit Frodo Baggins and of how he discovers that the invisibility ring handed down to him by his uncle Bilbo is in fact the One Ring of Power, the most dangerous of artifacts, forged by the evil lord Sauron to ensnare all the peoples of Middle-Earth and bent them to his will. It has to be destroyed! Following Gandalf the old Wizard's advice, Frodo... read more
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Manufacturer: HarperCollins
Release date: 19 September 1991
ISBN-10 : 0261102303 | ISBN-13: 9780261102309
Fantasy (7), Fiction (6), Trilogy (3), Journey (3), Middle Earth (3), 1950's (2), Tolkien (2), Made Into A Film (2), Novel (2), Movie (2), Illustrated (2), UK (2), Adventure (2), Good Versus Evil (2), Friendship (2), LOTR (2), Box P (2), Battle (2), 3rd Era (2), Illustraties (1)
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"When a tweedy, Catholic, pipe-smoking Oxford professor named John Ronald Reuel Tolkien sat down to write a novel, who could have anticipated that his volcanic imagination would give rise to an entire continent, populated by elves, dwarves, orcs, wizards and ambulatory trees? Tolkien drew on his deep knowledge of ancient languages and mythology, and his agonizing memories of the Somme, to create a 20th-century fable of magic and heroism, misty mountains and mystical forests, goodness and temptati"


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Timeless Masterpiece!

“The Fellowship of the Ring tells the story of the Hobbit Frodo Baggins and of how he discovers that the invisibility ring handed down to him by his uncle Bilbo is in fact the One Ring of Power, the most dangerous of artifacts, forged by the evil lord Sauron to ensnare all the peoples of Middle-Earth and bent them to his will. It has to be destroyed! Following Gandalf the old Wizard's advice, Frodo leaves his quiet Hobbit hole in the Shire and with three of his friends, makes for Rivendell to seek the Elves' counsel. There he volunteers to be the Ring-Bearer, the one who must destroy the Ring by casting into the very fire in which it was forged, in the furnaces of Mount Doom. With eight companions, he sets off on a most perilous quest, over mountains and under them, on rivers and through fo” read more