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Details about  Lord Of The Rings Signature Collection Set J.R.R.Tolkien 1965/1978 2nd Printing

Lord Of The Rings Signature Collection Set J.R.R.Tolkien 1965/1978 2nd Printing

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Sep 14, 2014
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US $129.45
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Like New: A book that looks new but has been read. Cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket (if ... Read moreabout the condition
ISBN-10:

0395272238

Publication Year:

1988

ISBN-13:

9780395272237

Language:

English

Author:

J.R.R. Tolkien

Subject:

Fantasy

Format:

Trade Paper, Book

Topic:

Not Applicable

ISBN:

9780395272237

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Synopsis
For over fifty years, J.R.R. Tolkien's peerless fantasy has accumulated worldwide acclaim as the greatest adventure tale ever written. No other writer has created a world as distinct as Middle-earth, complete with its own geography, history, languages, and legends. And no one has created characters as endearing as Tolkien's large-hearted, hairy-footed hobbits. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings continues to seize the imaginations of readers of all ages, and this new three-volume paperback edition is designed to appeal to the youngest of them.

The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien's three-volume epic, is set in the imaginary world of Middle-earth -- home to many strange beings, and most notably hobbits, a peace-loving "little people," cheerful and shy. Since its original British publication in 1954-55, the saga has entranced readers of all ages. It is at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale. Critic Michael Straight has hailed it as one of the "very few works of genius in recent literature." Middle-earth is a world receptive to poets, scholars, children, and all other people of good will. Donald Barr has described it as "a scrubbed morning world, and a ringing nightmare world...especially sunlit, and shadowed by perils very fundamental, of a peculiarly uncompounded darkness." The story of this world is one of high and heroic adventure. Barr compared it to Beowulf, C.S. Lewis to Orlando Furioso, W.H. Auden to The Thirty-nine Steps. In fact the saga is sui generis -- a triumph of imagination which springs to life within its own framework and on its own terms.


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ISBN-100395272238
ISBN-139780395272237

Key Details
AuthorJ. R. R. Tolkien
Number Of Pages428 pages
FormatPaperback
Publication Date1988-10-02
LanguageEnglish
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Additional Details
Copyright Date1978
IllustratedYes

Dimensions
Weight15.1 Oz

Target Audience
GroupYoung Adult Audience
Grade FromSeventh Grade
Age Range12

Classification Method
Dewey Decimal823.912
Dewey Edition23

Reviews
"Destined to outlast our time."

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