The Two Towers

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Ballantine, 1994 - Fiction - 398 pages
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A rare recording featuring Tolkien himself reading exciting selections and singing enchanting songs from the awesome trilogy of books whose literary light will never fade away.
 

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User Review  - jerry-book - LibraryThing

I think if anything I liked the movie better than the books. This is pretty rare. Perhaps not since the Godfather has the movie been better than the book. Read full review

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User Review  - Lori_Eshleman - LibraryThing

Review of The Two Towers, by J.R.R. Tolkien. As I continue my journey through The Lord of the Rings, I have to say I love the Ents! I have always wondered about the lives of trees, how they stay in ... Read full review

Contents

yr opsis page viii
iii
The Riders of Rohan
13
The UrukHai
41
Treebeard
61
The White Rider
94
The King of the Golden Hall
116
Helms Deep 141
140
s The Road to Isengard 161
161
The Taming of Smeago
231
The Passage of the Marshes
252
The Black Gate Is Closed
271
Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit
286
The Window on the West 314
311
The Forbidden Pool
328
Journey to the CrossRoads 541
341
The Stairs of Cirith Ungol 552
352

Flotsam and Jetsam
180
The Voice of Saruman
199
The Palantir
213
Shelobs Lair
368
The Choices of Master Samwise
381
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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. After serving in World War I, he embarked upon a distinguished academic career and was recognized as one of the finest philologists in the world. He was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. He is, however, beloved throughout the world as the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic works as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. He died on September 2, 1973, at the age of eighty-one.