The Two Towers: Being the Second Part of The Lord of the Rings

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Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993 - Fiction - 352 pages
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)

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The is so far the best book out of the series. Unlike the first book, the second one is much more action packed and descriptive in terms of characters. Each of the characters in the book seems to ... Read full review

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I have already read this book, however this time I decided to try listening to the audio book. Review to come soon. Read full review

About the author (1993)

J.R.R. Tolkien (1892–1973), 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.

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