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The Two Towers The Fellowship Was Scattered Some Were Bracing Hopelessly For War Against The Ancient Evil Of Sauron Some Were Contending With The Treachery Of The Wizard Saruman Only Frodo And Sam Were Left To Take The Accursed Ring Of Power To Be Destroyed In Mordor The Dark Kingdom Where Sauron Was Supreme Their Guide Was Gollum, Deceitful And Lust Filled, Slave To The Corruption Of The Ring Thus Continues The Magnificent, Bestselling Tale Of Adventure Begun In The Fellowship Of The Ring, Which Reaches Its Soul Stirring Climax In The Return Of The King


About the Author: J.R.R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE was an English writer, poet, WWI veteran a First Lieutenant in the Lancashire Fusiliers, British Army , philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the high fantasy classic worksThe HobbitandThe Lord of the Rings .Tolkien was Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo Saxon at Oxford from 1925 to 1945, and Merton Professor of English language and literature from 1945 to 1959 He was a close friend of C.S Lewis.Christopher Tolkien published a series of works based on his father s extensive notes and unpublished manuscripts, includingThe SilmarillionThese, together with The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, form a connected body of tales, poems, fictional histories, invented languages, and literary essays about an imagined world called Arda, and Middle earth within it Between 1951 and 1955, Tolkien applied the word legendarium to the larger part of these writings While many other authors had published works of fantasy before Tolkien, the great success of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings led directly to a popular resurgence of the genre This has caused Tolkien to be popularly identified as the father of modern fantasy literature orprecisely, high fantasy Tolkien s writings have inspired many other works of fantasy and have had a lasting effect on the entire field.In 2008, The Times ranked him sixth on a list of The 50 greatest British writers since 1945 Forbes ranked him the 5th top earning dead celebrity in 2009.Religious influencesJ.R.R Tolkien, was born in South Africa in 1892, but his family moved to Britain when he was about 3 years old When Tolkien was 8 years old, his mother converted to Catholicism, and he remained a Catholic throughout his life In his last interview, two years before his death, he unhesitatingly testified, I m a devout Roman Catholic Tolkien married his childhood sweetheart, Edith, and they had four children He wrote them letters each year as if from Santa Claus, and a selection of these was published in 1976 asThe Father Christmas LettersOne of Tolkien s sons became a Catholic priest Tolkien was an advisor for the translation of theJerusalem BibleTolkien once described The Lord of the Rings to his friend Robert Murray, an English Jesuit priest, as a fundamentally religious and Catholic work, unconsciously so at first, but consciously in the revision There are many theological themes underlying the narrative including the battle of good versus evil, the triumph of humility over pride, and the activity of grace In addition the saga includes themes which incorporate death and immortality, mercy and pity, resurrection, salvation, repentance, self sacrifice, free will, justice, fellowship, authority and healing In addition The Lord s Prayer And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil was reportedly present in Tolkien s mind as he described Frodo s struggles against the power of the One Ring.



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  1. says:

    Another Tolkien review Yep, I m putting out another Tolkien review I m on a mission, a mission to review everything written by Tolkien And I literally mean everything I ve read most of his works, so I m starting with those first before I move on to the few I haven t read there s not many.This is all preparation, and a readdress of his writings, before I delve into Christop


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    The hope for saving Middle Earth continues THE FELLOWSHIP IS BROKENThere is some good in this world, and it s worth fighting for. So much for the fellowship made of representative of the races of good in the Middle Earth with the task of destroying The One Ring in the hellish fires of Mount Doom, located right inside of Sauron s domains.Members fell, member got tempted by The On


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    494 The Two Towers The Lord of The Rings, 2 , J.R.R John Ronald Reuel TolkienThe Two Towers is the second volume of J.R.R Tolkien s high fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings It is preceded by The Fellowship of the Ring and followed by The Return of the King Awakening from a dream of Gandalf the Grey battling the Balrog, Frodo Baggins and his friend Samwise Gamgee find themselves lost in the Emyn Muil near Mordor and soon become aware that they are being stalked by Gollum, the former owne 494 The Two Towers The Lord of The Rings, 2 , J.R.R John Ronald Reuel TolkienThe Two Towers is the second volume of J.R.R Tolkien s high fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings It is preceded by The Fellowship of the Ring and followed by The Return of the King Awakening from a dream of Gandalf the Grey battling the Balrog, Frodo Baggins and his friend Samwise Gamgee find themselves lost in the Emyn Muil near Mordor and soon become aware that they are being stalked by Gollum, the former owner of the One Ring After capturing him, a sympathetic Frodo decides to use Gollum as a guide to Mordor, despite Sam s objections20021381 9649305491 201381 9646971301381 1391 97896433432241382 9646564992


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    The second act of the classic Lord Of The Rings saga is divided into two halves the second half focussing on Frodo, Sam and Gollum and the first half focussing on the rest of the divided fellowship.To be honest, I love this book so much, it s virtually impossible for me to write a balanced review If you re also a fan, you know exactly what I mean, so I ll leave it there D Buddy read with Su


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    Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel, From Beginning to Bookend Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel, From Beginning to Bookend


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    A review of Lord of the Rings The Two Towers by SauronAfter my review of the Fellowship of the Ring, my agent BBMed me and said that people still thought I was a bitter a hole He suggested that I learn to deal with my situation by talking with some likeminded people who have faced similar frustration So he signed me up for Dark Lords and Villains Anonymous At least that s what it s called on the websit


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    Book ReviewFor as long as I can remember, I have loved serial fiction and saga stories The Lord of the Rings trilogy and associated books by J.R.R Tolkien are a treasure I first found the books when I was 14 and had to re read again when the movies came out in the last decade or so The second book, The Two Towers, was a worth follow up, enhancing every original love I had with the story I m generally not a f


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    One of my favorite books with extraordinary battles and wonderful writing The two towers are the symbols of religious and political malfeasance both affronted by Bilbo and the Fellowship of the Ring along with their allies in some of the most visual scenes of battle ever written Tolkien switches the storytelling technique of the Quest which served him so well in The Hobbit, or There and Back Again and The Fellowsh


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    Herewith Some Notes On My Inaugural Journey Through The Second Volume Of Tolkien s The Lord Of The Rings Me after staying up all night reading The Two TowersI liked The Fellowship Of The Ring , but this book made me love Tolkien s Middle Earth epic Some of the writing is astonishing see quotes below The author handles various storylines the fellowship has scattered, after all gracefully And after having two of its main


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    I m one of very few people in the world that actually really hate the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and The Hobbit as well I ve read The Hobbit twice, trying to capture the second time what I was sure I must have missed the first time round but no And then I read The Fellowship of the Ring and found Frodo s story to be as drab and long winded as that of Bilbo I would have stopped there but my friends told me that I should defini


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