The Lord of the Rings series

6 works, 3 primary works

See also:
* Unfinished Tales
* The History of Middle-Earth

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy trilogy written by English philologist and University of Oxford professor J.R.R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's earlier, less complex children's fantasy novel The Hobbit (1937), but eventually developed into a much larger work which formed the basis for the extended Middle-Earth Universe. It was written in stages between 1937 and 1949, much of it during World War II. It is the...more

The Fellowship of the Ring ...
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4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 1,120,223 ratings — published 1954 — 184 editions book 1
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The Two Towers (The Lord of...
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4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 346,325 ratings — published 1954 — 352 editions book 2
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4.48 of 5 stars 4.48 avg rating — 337,067 ratings — published 1955 — 359 editions book 3
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