The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One by J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien

The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One

The History of Middle-Earth #6

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien

fiction classics fantasy reference adventurous informative slow-paced

512 pages | first published 1988

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In this sixth volume of The History of Middle-earth the story reaches The Lord of the Rings. In The Return of the Shadow (an abandoned title for the first volume) Christopher Tolkien describes, with full citation of the earliest notes, outline pla...
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inspiring 40%
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emotional 20%
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