The two towers: being the second part of The lord of the rings

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Houghton Mifflin Co., 1993 - Fiction - 352 pages
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The standard hardcover edition of the second volume of The Lord of the Rings includes a large format fold-out map. Frodo and his Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom. They have lost the wizard, Gandalf, in a battle in the Mines of Moria. And Boromir, seduced by the power of the Ring, tried to seize it by force. While Frodo and Sam made their escape, the rest of the company was attacked by Orcs. Now they continue the journey alone down the great River Anduin -- alone, that is, save for the mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go.

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Review: The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings #2)

User Review  - D - Goodreads

i found this book the hardest to slog through in the reading, but, ironically, it was probably my favorite of the jackson film interpretations. Read full review

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User Review  - Sri Charan - Flipkart

Books was delivered promptly with in a 2 days. But after I opened the box to my surprise the books cover was damaged a little. It couldn't have damaged in transit as it was well packed. Read full review

Contents

The Departure of Boromir
15
The Riders of Rohan
23
The Urukhai
47
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

J.R.R. Tolkien (18921973), beloved throughout the world as the creator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. His chief interest was the linguistic aspects of the early English written tradition, but even as he studied these classics he was creating a set of his own.