Quick Guide: The Lord of the Rings

Quick Guide: The Lord of the Rings

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The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English philologist and University of Oxford professor J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's earlier, less complex children's fantasy novel The Hobbit (1937), but eventually developed into a much larger work. It was written in stages between 1937 and 1949, much of it during World War

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The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English philologist and University of Oxford professor J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's earlier, less complex children's fantasy novel The Hobbit (1937), but eventually developed into a much larger work. It was written in stages between 1937 and 1949, much of it during World War II. It is the third best-selling novel ever written, with over 150 million copies sold.

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ISBN-13:
9781300001331
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
07/26/2012
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LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
640,522
File size:
254 KB

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