Part One The Fellowship of the Ring Author:J.R.R. Tolkien In little over ten years, J. R. R. Tolkien's epic fantasy "Lord of the Rings" has passed from the discovery of a small cult to become one of the treasured and most widely read novels of an entire generation. — The Fellowship of the Ring - first of the three books that comprise the complete story - tells of the fateful power of the One Ring, and b... more »egins the magnificent tale of war and adventure which is continued to "The Two Towers" and reaches its mighty climax in "The return of the King."
"These are sure to remain Tolkien's life work, and are certainly destined to outlast our time. They stand as a major creative act." -Loen Eisley, New York Herald Tribune Book Week.« less