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Trilogía El Señor de los Anillos [NOOK Book]

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Concebida en un primer momento como una continuación de El Hobbit, acabó por convertirse en una historia independiente por derecho propio de mucho más alcance y extensión. En 1999 la trilogía de El Señor de los Anillos fue elegida como «Libro del Milenio» por los participantes de una encuesta de Amazon.com.

En la adormecida e idílica Comarca, un joven hobbit recibe un encargo: custodiar el Anillo Único y emprender el viaje para su destrucción...
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Trilogía El Señor de los Anillos

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Overview


Concebida en un primer momento como una continuación de El Hobbit, acabó por convertirse en una historia independiente por derecho propio de mucho más alcance y extensión. En 1999 la trilogía de El Señor de los Anillos fue elegida como «Libro del Milenio» por los participantes de una encuesta de Amazon.com.

En la adormecida e idílica Comarca, un joven hobbit recibe un encargo: custodiar el Anillo Único y emprender el viaje para su destrucción en las Grietas del Destino. Consciente de la importancia de su misión, Frodo abandona la Comarca e inicia el camino hacia Mordor con la compañía inesperada de Sam, Pippin y Merry. Pero sólo con la ayuda de Aragorn conseguirán vencer a los Jinetes Negros y alcanzar el refugio de la Casa de Elrond en Rivendel.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788445001288
  • Publisher: Grupo Planeta
  • Publication date: 12/14/2012
  • Language: Spanish
  • Sold by: Planeta
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 366,511
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

J.R.R. Tolkien
It seems an unlikely formula for success: an Oxford professor of Anglo-Saxon, and a book that begins with a little man who lives in a hole in the ground. But The Hobbit, followed by The Lord of the Rings, created the modern genre of heroic fantasy and made J.R.R. Tolkien one of the most widely-read authors in the world.

Biography

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on the 3rd January, 1892 at Bloemfontein in the Orange Free State, but at the age of four he and his brother were taken back to England by their mother. After his father's death the family moved to Sarehole, on the south-eastern edge of Birmingham. Tolkien spent a happy childhood in the countryside and his sensibility to the rural landscape can clearly be seen in his writing and his pictures.

His mother died when he was only twelve and both he and his brother were made wards of the local priest and sent to King Edward's School, Birmingham, where Tolkien shine in his classical work. After completing a First in English Language and Literature at Oxford, Tolkien married Edith Bratt. He was also commissioned in the Lancashire Fusiliers and fought in the battle of the Somme. After the war, he obtained a post on the New English Dictionary and began to write the mythological and legendary cycle which he originally called "The Book of Lost Tales" but which eventually became known as The Silmarillion.

In 1920 Tolkien was appointed Reader in English Language at the University of Leeds which was the beginning of a distinguished academic career culminating with his election as Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford. Meanwhile Tolkien wrote for his children and told them the story of The Hobbit. It was his publisher, Stanley Unwin, who asked for a sequel to The Hobbit and gradually Tolkien wrote The Lord of the Rings, a huge story that took twelve years to complete and which was not published until Tolkien was approaching retirement. After retirement Tolkien and his wife lived near Oxford, but then moved to Bournemouth. Tolkien returned to Oxford after his wife's death in 1971. He died on 2 September 1973 leaving The Silmarillion to be edited for publication by his son, Christopher.

Author biography courtesy of HarperCollins (UK).

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    1. Also Known As:
      John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (full name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      January 3, 1892
    2. Place of Birth:
      Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (South Africa)
    1. Date of Death:
      September 2, 1973
    2. Place of Death:
      Oxford, England

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    Posted April 3, 2013

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