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The Lord of the Rings series

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English author and scholar J. R. R. Tolkien. It was written in stages between 1937 and 1949.

Books in the The Lord of the Rings series:

The Fellowship of the Ring (1981)

Elves, dwarves, men and not least, hobbits, join in the perilous quest to destroy the one ring, source of the dark lord’s power.

Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator: Michael Hague

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The Fellowship of the Ring (1954)

As war clouds gather over Middle-Earth, hobbits, elves, men and a wizard gather to plan their response.

Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator: Walter Lorraine

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The Hobbit (1981)

Having been retained as a burglar by a group of dwarves, Bilbo Baggins sets out one fine spring day for the Lonely Mountain.

Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator: Michael Hague
J. R. R. Tolkien

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The Return of the King (1981)

In part three of the Lord of the Rings, the final battle between the West and Sauron takes place as Bilbo nears the crack on Mount Doom.

Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator: Michael Hague

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The Return of the King (1955)

In the final book of the Lord of the Rings, Bilbo reaches Mount Doom and the armies of the West confront Sauron.

Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator: Walter Lorraine

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The Two Towers (1999)

In volume two of the Lord of the Rings, the fellowship is sundered. Frodo, Sam and Gollum to Mordor, Merry and Pippin to Isengard and Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli to Rohan.

Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator: Michael Hague

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The Two Towers (1954)

The members of the Fellowship of the Ring are scattered as the forces of Mordor and Isengard put forth their power.

Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator: Walter Lorraine

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