The History of the Lord of the Rings : The End of the Third Age/the War of the Ring/the Treason of Isengard/the Return of the Shadow (Paperback)

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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heir, Christopher Tolkien, examines the creation of his father's literary epic and includes many early drafts and unpublished passages which add greatly to a thorough understanding of the masterpiece.The History of the Lord of the Rings Box Set includes: The Return of the Shadow;The Treason of Isengard; The War of the Ring and The End of the Third Age.

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Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mfg Part# 9780618083558
SKU 30614216
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0618083553
Release Date 9/1/2000
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.5L x 4.5T
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Annotation This four-volume set explores the origins of J.R.R. Tolkien's legendary fantasy epic, and includes original drafts, previously unpublished scenes and notes, and critical notes by his son, the book's editor Christopher Tolkien.
Editors Note 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 At the core of these books are many early drafts and unpublished passages by Tolkien, which add greatly to a thorough understanding of his masterpiece.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.
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