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Aragorn strode on through the inner court, and mounted to a high chamber in the
tower. There stood the king, dark against a narrow window, looking out upon the
vale. 'What is the news, Aragorn?' he said. 'The Deeping Wall is taken, lord, and ...
said Frodo. 'But what has the Tower of the Moon to do with us?' 'Well, master,
there it was and there it is: the tall tower and the white houses and the wall; but
not nice now, not beautiful. He conquered it long ago. It is a very terrible place
And then suddenly he heard cries and voices. He stood still as stone. Orc-voices.
They were behind him and before him. A noise of tramping feet and harsh shouts:
Orcs were coming up to the Cleft from the far side, from some entry to the tower ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - WolfORourc - www.librarything.com
My absolute favorite story, but as an adult I have a hard time with the heavy use of passive voice and the simple verbs. Granted, Tolkien wrote the book for children, but I can only give 4 stars for the language and the slow passages. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - williemeikle - www.librarything.com
This book changed my life. Before it I was a spotty 14 year old hooked on my science studies. Then I read LOTR, and, at the same time, discovered women existed and.....but thats enough of that. You ... Read full review
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