The Return of the King Book By J. R. R. Tolkien (PDF-Summary-Review-Online Reading-Download)

The Return of the King is the third and final volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, following The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers. The story begins in the kingdom of Gondor, which is soon to be attacked by the Dark Lord Sauron.

Book Summary
The Companions of the Ring have become involved in separate adventures as the search continues. Aragorn revealed himself as the hidden heir of the former kings of the West joined the Riders of Rohan against Isengard's forces and participated in the desperate victory of the Hornburg. Merry and Pippin, captured by the orcs, escaped to the Fangorn forest and met the Ents. Gandalf returned, miraculously, and defeated the evil wizard, Saruman. Meanwhile, Sam and Frodo advanced towards Mordor to destroy the Ring, accompanied by SmEagol - Gollum, still obsessed with his "precious". After a battle with the giant spider, Shelob, Sam left his master for dead; but Frodo is still alive, in the hands of the orcs. And all the time the armies of the Dark Lord are concentrating. J.R.R. Tolkien's great imaginative fiction work has been labeled a heroic romance and a classic fantasy fiction. At times comic and homely, epic and diabolical, the narrative moves through countless changes of scene and character in an imaginary world that is totally convincing in its details.

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Book Review
While the evil power of the Dark Lord Sauron swarmed to conquer the entire Middle Earth, Frodo and Sam fought deeply in Mordor, the seat of Sauron's power. To defeat the Dark Lord, the damn Ring of Power had to be destroyed in the fires of Mount Doom. But the road was impossibly difficult, and Frodo was weakening. Overwhelmed by the compulsion of the Ring, he finally began to despair.
The amazing conclusion of J.R.R. "The Lord of the Rings" by Tolkien, loved by millions of readers around the world.

About The Author
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. After serving in World War I, he embarked upon a distinguished academic career and was recognized as one of the finest philologists in the world. He was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. He is, however, beloved throughout the world as the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic works as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. He died on September 2, 1973, at the age of eighty-one.


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