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The Two Towers - (Lord of the Rings) 2nd Edition by J R R Tolkien (Hardcover)

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Highlights

  • The standard hardcover edition of the second volume of The Lord of the Rings includes a large format fold-out map.
  • 12 Years
  • 9.0" x 5.8" Hardcover
  • 352 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Fantasy
  • Series Name: Lord of the Rings

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About the Book



The standard hardcover edition of the second volume of The Lord of the Rings includes a large format fold-out map. Frodo and his Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom. They have lost the wizard, Gandalf, in a battle in the Mines of Moria. And Boromir, seduced by the power of the Ring, tried to seize it by force. While Frodo and Sam made their escape, the rest of the company was attacked by Orcs. Now they continue the journey alone down the great River Anduin -- alone, that is, save for the mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go.



Book Synopsis



The standard hardcover edition of the second volume of The Lord of the Rings includes a large format fold-out map. Frodo and his Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom. They have lost the wizard, Gandalf, in a battle in the Mines of Moria. And Boromir, seduced by the power of the Ring, tried to seize it by force. While Frodo and Sam made their escape, the rest of the company was attacked by Orcs. Now they continue the journey alone down the great River Anduin -- alone, that is, save for the mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go.



From the Back Cover



In the First Part of The Lord of the Rings, 111-year-old Bilbo Baggins (hero of The Hobbit) passed along his magical ring to his orphaned nephew, Frodo--unwittingly setting its original owner, the horrible Gollum, on his trail. Lest the ring fall into evil hands, Frodo sought to destroy it at the Mountain of Fire in the enemy land of Mordor. He convened the Companions of the Ring to carry out this perilous mission, but his brave band has been scattered, beset by orc-soldiers, and in the Second Part, as 'the great Darkness' descends, Frodo himself has mysteriously disappeared.



Review Quotes




"Among the greatest works of imaginative fiction of the twentieth century. The book presents us with the richest profusion of new lands and new creatures, from the beauty of Lothlorien to the horror of Mordor, adventures to hold us spell-bound, and words of beauty and evocation to bring all vividly before us." -- Sunday Telegraph (UK)


Dimensions (Overall): 9.0 Inches (H) x 5.8 Inches (W) x 1.3 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 12 Years
Number of Pages: 352
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Fantasy
Series Title: Lord of the Rings
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Theme: Epic
Format: Hardcover
Author: J R R Tolkien
Language: English
Street Date: March 3, 1988
TCIN: 11459521
UPC: 9780395489338
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-1945
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.3 inches length x 5.8 inches width x 9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.1 pounds
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