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The Lord of the Rings / The Hobbit (4 Volumes)

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The battle of the five armies took about 20 minutes to read in the book and three hours to watch on screen. Ebooks fulfilled through Glose cannot be printed, downloaded as PDF, or read in other digital readers (like Kindle or Nook).

Since they were first published, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings have been two books people have treasured. The journey of the characters reflected the human experience, as they grappled Hobbits are, of course, small, furry creatures who love nothing better than a leisurely life quite free from adventure. One cannot entirely blame Tolkien because Jordan, Martin, Goodkind, Paolini, Brooks, and Salvatore have created a genre out of his work which is unoriginal, cloying, escapist, and sexually unpalatable (if often successful). I got this bookset for christmas ( I have yet to read them but I already know they are amazing ) andd its just so pretty and will look beautiful on my shelf.

Including all sorts of adventures with Gandalf, Gollum, dragons and monsters, in the quest to destroy the One Ring! Tolkien's three volume masterpiece is at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale—a story of high and heroic adventure set in the unforgettable landscape of Middle-earth. He gave characters similar names to represent other historical traditions: that of common prefixes or suffixes, of a house line adopting similar names for fathers, sons, and brothers.

It might be a classic, but there are many who have stern reservations about reading this series, partially I suspect due to its length. Dec 2013: Rereading with my 2 oldest kids after seeing "Desolation of Smaug" (they wanted to read it, the 2nd hasn't read beyond "Hobbit" yet, and I wanted to check my memory since I didn't remember things the same way the directors of the movie seemed to ;) Also gave a challenge to them, as in, "I'll read these with you if you'll read through DICKENS with me, ha ha ha ha". But in that first novel and the Lord of the Rings trilogy, the hobbits Bilbo and Frodo and their elvish friends get swept up into a mighty conflict with the dragon Smaug, the dark lord Sauron (who owes much to proud Satan in Paradise Lost), the monstrous Gollum, the Cracks of Doom, and the awful power of the magical Ring.By turns comic and homely, epic and diabolic, the narrative moves through countless changes of scene and character in an imaginary world which is totally convincing in its detail.

The Hobbit is a first account narration from Bilbo himself BUT there were earlier editions of the book that had Bilbo and Gollum’s conversation occur differently .

In which case (as I believe) salvation from ruin will depend on something apparently unconnected: the general sanctity (and humility and mercy) of the sacrificial person. The journey through Drúadan Forest and the subsequent alliance with Ghân-buri-Ghân's wild men, or "woses" is removed from the radio drama. Each book features a leatherette cover with stamped title and all four books are held in a leatherette bound box with gold foil stamping. But his literary work did not start and end with Middle-earth, he also wrote poetry, children’s stories and fairy tales for adults.

He must make a perilous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the Ruling Ring of Power – the only thing that prevents the Dark Lord Sauron’s evil dominion. I knew going into reading there wasn't going to be a lot of Bilbo, but that didn't stop me from reading ahead occasionally to see when his name would pop up next.Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam struggle further into Mordor in their heroic quest to destroy the One Ring. And of course Aragorn's there, right on the front cover, because we KNOW how much MR TOLKIEN LUUURVES him some Aragorn!

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