The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings #3

J.R.R. Tolkien

fiction classics fantasy adventurous emotional slow-paced

464 pages | first published 1955

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Classic hardback edition of the third volume of The Lord of the Rings, now featuring Tolkien’s original unused dust-jacket design. Includes special packaging and the definitive edition of the text, with fold-out maps.The Companions of the Ring hav...
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Moods

adventurous 98%
emotional 56%
hopeful 45%
dark 39%
inspiring 34%
tense 27%
challenging 24%
sad 18%
reflective 15%
mysterious 12%
funny 8%
lighthearted 6%
relaxing 5%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 54%
medium 40%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Plot: 40% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 39% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 37% | No: 35% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 2%

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