This work has been labelled both a heroic romance and a classic of fantasy fiction. By turns comic and homely, epic and diabolic, the narrative moves through countless changes of scene and character in an imaginary world of great detail.
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For those who have not read Tolkien's epic fantasy, or for those looking to replace a worn and battered copy, this three-volume The Lord of the Rings box set is a great place to start. Comprising the three novels that make up the Lord of the Rings sequence-- The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King--the whole set is presented in matching matt black packaging with embossed runes and coloured rings. Of course, beneath the fancy covers lies a great epic story of good versus evil, perhaps one of the greatest stories ever told. Attractively presented--and at a great price--there really is no excuse not to have this in your collection. So go on, give it a try; once you've entered Tolkien's fantastic imagination, you'll find it hard to leave. --Jonathan WeirReview:
Let's face it--even some adults find Tolkien's mammoth fantasy a daunting mouthful but children now have this special seven-book box set of The Lord of The Rings to make the epic tale just that bit easier to chew on. Split into its seven constituent parts, these slim volumes tell the ageless tale of young Frodo's quest to destroy The Ring and defeat the forces of evil. It's beautifully presented in a black presentation box with the movie logo and an illustration on the side and the spines of the books also form the movie logo. A contemporary look and plenty of "cool appeal" will grab kids' interest and ensure they don't miss out on reading this classic of the genre. -- Jonathan Weir
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. Dust jacket is damaged. Page colour - ?discoloured in accordance with book age. Bookseller Inventory # 1903300
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # 1597868
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Book Description Harper Collins, London, 2001. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: As New. First Thus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. The Lord of the Rings, A Special Limited Edition for the Cannes Film Festival 2001. This unique cover design was part of a promotional package to promote the New Line Film, and was never available for sale. A very few copies have shown up online, but they are quite hard to find, and rarely in this pristine condition. No bends, folds, tears, or wrinkles to the spine. A completely unread copy for the discriminating Tolkien Collector. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. As New / No Jacket, as Issued. Bookseller Inventory # 1584