The Fellowship of the Ring

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HarperCollins, 2008 - Adventure stories - 531 pages
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Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power - the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring - the ring that rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins.

In a sleepy village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task, as his elderly cousin Bilbo entrusts the Ring to his care. Frodo must leave his home and make a perilous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the Ring and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose.

JRR Tolkien's great work of imaginative fiction has been labelled both a heroic romance and a classic fantasy fiction. By turns comic and homely, epic and diabolic, the narrative moves through countless changes of scene and character in an imaginary world which is totally convincing in its detail.

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Review: The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings #1)

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

I put off reading this for so long because I thought I would have trouble getting through it but I found it to go by pretty quickly and it was so enjoyable. Reading it, you get things from the ... Read full review

Review: The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings #1)

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

The first entry is rather the most boring of the three. I found myself wanting to skip pages, skip songs and skip paragraphs. The book describes almost every single detail, Literally. At times, you ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion and The Children of Hurin, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 50 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

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