The Lord of the Rings

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Unwin Paperbacks, 1983 - 1193 páginas
This work has been labelled both a heroic romance and a classic of fantasy fiction. By turns comic and homely, epic and diabolic, the narrative moves through countless changes of scene and character in an imaginary world of great detail. This one-volume reset edition contains new maps.

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Just What I Ordered

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I had read this book years ago and wanted to read it again to refresh my memory before seeing the movie. The book was in excellent condition was well represented and reasonably priced. Cant ask for more than that. Leer comentario completo

Review: The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)

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I have heard great things about this "Classic Book" and after loving the movie series of The Lord Of the Rings, and the movie adaptation of The Hobbit this Christmas I Wanted to read it. It is written ... Leer comentario completo

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CONTENTS page
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FOREWORD
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APPENDICES
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A writer of fantasies, Tolkien, a professor of language and literature at Oxford University, was always intrigued by early English and the imaginative use of language. In his greatest story, the trilogy The Lord of the Rings (1954--56), Tolkien invented a language with vocabulary, grammar, syntax, even poetry of its own. Though readers have created various possible allegorical interpretations, Tolkien has said: "It is not about anything but itself. (Certainly it has no allegorical intentions, general, particular or topical, moral, religious or political.)" In The Adventures of Tom Bombadil (1962), Tolkien tells the story of the "master of wood, water, and hill," a jolly teller of tales and singer of songs, one of the multitude of characters in his romance, saga, epic, or fairy tales about his country of the Hobbits. Tolkien was also a formidable medieval scholar, as evidenced by his work, Beowulf: The Monster and the Critics (1936) and his edition of Anciene Wisse: English Text of the Anciene Riwle. Among his works published posthumously, are The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún and The Fall of Arthur, which was edited by his son, Christopher. In 2013, his title, The Hobbit (Movie Tie-In) made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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