The Fellowship of the Ring: Being the First Part of The Lord of the Rings

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Houghton Mifflin, 1994 - Fiction - 398 pages
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The first volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure The Lord of the Rings

"Here are beauties which pierce like swords or burn like cold iron." -- C. S. Lewis

"Exciting . . . Tolkien's invention is unflagging." -- W. H. Auden

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkeness bind them

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, The Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-earth, it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell into the hands of Bilbo Baggins, as told in The Hobbit.

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.

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

User Review  - Matias - Goodreads

You may need patience to get through some parts of the novel (mostly songs and some too detailed descriptions of the weather and the lands) but I can assure you that you shall be rewarded and understand why Tolkien is still held in high regard after decades. Read full review

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

User Review  - Lionblaze - Goodreads

THIS BOOK WAS IMENSFULLY BORING I never read anything as boring I read all the Ranger apprentice series except 10-11 and they never got bored. In this book they just travel and always saved at the ... Read full review

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Contents

A Longexpected Party
21
The Shadow of the Past
41
Three is Company
64
Copyright

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J.R.R. TOLKIEN (1892-1973) is the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic and extraordinary works of fiction as The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion . His books have been translated into more than fifty languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

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