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

560 pages first pub 1955 (editions)

fiction classics fantasy adventurous emotional slow-paced

Description

Concluding the story of The Hobbit, this is the final part of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, featuring a striking black cover based on Tolkien’s own design, the definitive text, and a detailed map of Middle-earth.The armies of ...

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Moods

adventurous 98%
emotional 57%
hopeful 45%
dark 39%
inspiring 35%
tense 28%
challenging 23%
sad 18%
reflective 15%
mysterious 11%
funny 9%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 4%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 51%
medium 43%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

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

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 40% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 39% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 2%

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4.47

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