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Review: The Lord of the Rings

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Sofrina Hinton

The old adage that "change is inevitable" is a message oft repeated, rephrased and expanded, from the ancient philosopher Heraclitus to the Terminator movies. But none has ever said it with quite the passion and resonance of JRR Tolkien in his groundbreaking opus, THE LORD OF THE RINGS. This lengthy sequel to THE HOBBIT, mistakenly considered a trilogy due to its being published in three parts ... Read full review

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User Review  - TysonAdams - LibraryThing

This could have been a fantastic book. But that would have required a more concise writing style. I think I personally experienced every year of the journey. Read full review

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User Review  - arelenriel - LibraryThing

This has always been one of my favorite books and along with The Hobbit is one of the books that introduced me to the wonderful world of fantasy writing. Tolkien's world is immersive and his ... Read full review

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User Review  - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing

This deluxe edition of The Lord of the Rings combines all three volumes that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt usually published as paperbacks into a single volume bound in simulated vellum. Tolkien's work ... Read full review

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User Review  - hobbitprincess - LibraryThing

I've read this more than the 2 times listed as tags. Perhaps I read the single volumes as opposed to this all-in-one edition. Either way, a wonderful read. Read full review

Review: The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings #1-3)

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

I'm not quite sure why I'm writing a review for this. Just go read it. It's a slog, but it's the good type of slog you'll get a good night's sleep over. Read full review

Review: The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings #1-3)

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

Overall, it's hard to care that much when most of the fellowship aren't particularly worth thinking about, and the remainder generally get worse as the saga rolls along. Many chapters are dull walking ... Read full review

Review: The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings #1-3)

User Review  - Serkan Er - Goodreads

Must read (for fantastic lovers) Read full review

Review: The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings #1-3)

User Review  - Natalie Cusinato - Goodreads

BEST BOOK EVER Read full review

Review: The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings #1-3)

User Review  - May 3rd Books - Goodreads

Great story with such powerful themes about man's fatalistic lust for wealth and power. The ring is every material thing that man glorifies. The Hobbit is the pure heart that understands where true ... Read full review

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