The Return of the King: The War of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Return of the King: The War of the Ring

The History of Middle-Earth #8

J.R.R. Tolkien

197 pages first pub 1990 (editions)

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Tolkien conceived of The Lord of the Rings as a single work comprising six "books" plus extensive appendices. In 1953, he proposed titles for the six books to his publisher, Rayner Unwin; Book Five was to be The War of the Ring, while Book Six was...

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