The Lord o the Rings

(Reguidit frae Frodo Baggins)

The Lord o the Rings is an epic hie fantasy novelle written bi Inglis academic J. R. R. Tolkien. The story begoud as a sequel tae Tolkien's afore gaun fantasy beuk The Hobbit an suin a hale bit lairger story. It wis written in stages atween 1937 an 1949, wi a guid bit o it bein shaped durin the Seicont Warld War.[1] It wis oreeginally setten furth in three vollums in 1954 an 1955 (muckle tae Tolkien's annoyance, sin he haed mynt it tae be a single vollum),[2] an haes syne been reprentit mony times an pitten ower intae at least 38 leids,[3] becomin ane o the maist weel-likit warks in 20t-century Leeteratur.

The Lord o the Rings
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Cover design for the three volumes of The Lord of the Rings
AuthorJ. R. R. Tolkien
KintraUnitit Kinrick
GenreFantasy novel
PublisherAllen & Unwin
Publication date
1954 an 1955
Media teepPrint (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages1216 pp
Precedit biTha Hobbit

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  1. "World War I and World War II". Retrieved 2006-06-16.
  2. "Biography for J.R.R. Tolkien". Retrieved 2006-06-16.
  3. Tolkien FAQ: How many languages hae The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings been translated into?