J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 30 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.
The official movie tie-in volume with cover art of a Nazg?l perched upon its black steed offers the complete story in a single volume, as the author intended. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
'Masterpiece? Oh yes, I've no doubt about that.' Evening Standard 'Among the greatest works of imaginative fiction of the 20th century.' Sunday Telegraph 'An extraordinarily imaginative work, part saga, part allegory, and wholly exciting.' The Times 'When it comes to the nation's favourite books, one title runs rings round all the others. J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings was chosen by an astonishing 20 per cent of readers in the survey conducted by W H Smith.' Daily Mail, 4 August 2000
Gr 4-9-This trilogy of Tolkien's Middle Earth is presented in dramatization from the BBC, with original music and sound effects. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.