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The History of the Lord of the Rings

J.R.R. Tolkien


PUBLISHED: 30th September 2000
ISBN: 9780618083558
ANNOTATION:
Available in paperback for the first time comes this set of four volumes that no fan of "The Lord of the Rings" can afford to overlook. J.R.R. Tolkien's son and literary heir, Christopher Tolkien, examines the creation of his father's literary epic and includes many early drafts and unpublished passages which add greatly to a thorough understanding of the masterpiece.
The History of the Lord of the Rings
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PUBLISHED: 30th September 2000
ISBN: 9780618083558
ANNOTATION:
Available in paperback for the first time comes this set of four volumes that no fan of "The Lord of the Rings" can afford to overlook. J.R.R. Tolkien's son and literary heir, Christopher Tolkien, examines the creation of his father's literary epic and includes many early drafts and unpublished passages which add greatly to a thorough understanding of the masterpiece.

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Available in paperback for the first time comes this set of four volumes that no fan of "The Lord of the Rings" can afford to overlook. J.R.R. Tolkien's son and literary heir, Christopher Tolkien, examines the creation of his father's literary epic and includes many early drafts and unpublished passages which add greatly to a thorough understanding of the masterpiece.

Publisher Description

J.R.R. Tolkien's THE LORD OF THE RINGS, now firmly acknowledged as one of the most popular books of the twentieth century, has captivated generations of readers with its completely convincing fantasy. In The History of The Lord of the Rings, the author's son and literary heir, Christopher Tolkien, examines the creation of that epic from its inception to its finished form. At the core of these books are many early drafts and unpublished passages by Tolkien, which add greatly to a thorough understanding of his masterpiece. Combining his father's unique vision with his own privileged insight and editorial commentary, Christopher Tolkien's THE HISTORY OF THE LORD OF THE RINGS is a set of four volumes — including one unique to this collection — that no fan of THE LORD OF THE RINGS can afford to overlook.

Product Details

Language
English
ISBN-10
0618083553
ISBN-13
9780618083558
Media
Book
Format
Boxed Set
Year
2000
Publication Date
2000-09-30
Author
J.R.R. Tolkien
Edition
1st
Short Title
BOXED-HIST OF THE LORD OF THE
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Pages
1680