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The Return of the King: Being the Third Part of the Lord of the Rings by [J.R.R. Tolkien]
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New Line Cinema will be releasing "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy in three separate installments, and Houghton Mifflin Tolkien's U.S. publisher since the release of The Hobbit in 1938 will be re-releasing each volume of the trilogy separately and in a boxed set (ISBN 0-618-15397-7. $22; pap. ISBN 0-618-15396-9. $12).
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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"An extraordinary work -- pure excitement." The New York Times

"A triumphant close... a grand piece of work, grand in both conception and execution. An astonishing imaginative tour de force." -- Daily Telegraph
--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B007978P18
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Mariner Books; Illustrated edition (February 15, 2012)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ February 15, 2012
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 19080 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 432 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 1514298139
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
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J.R.R. Tolkien was born on 3rd January 1892. After serving in the First World War, he became best known for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, selling 150 million copies in more than 40 languages worldwide. Awarded the CBE and an honorary Doctorate of Letters from Oxford University, he died in 1973 at the age of 81.

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As a Lord of the Rings fan, I was incredibly excited about this product. Unfortunately, the product did not live up to my expectations. I've listed the negatives below:

- Very few illustrations that add zero value to the experience. If you were expecting "Harry Potter Illustrated Version" levels of content, you won't find that here.
- The pages are concerningly thin. I'd compare them to the colorful tissue paper you put in gift bags.
- The book is prepared with little to no care (examples in pictures). Make sure you go through your book before it finds your bookshelf, as I was amazed at how many pages were misprinted or cut.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Amazing product! Great edition for collectors
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Reviewed in India on October 25, 2018
I bought the 60th Anniversary edition (hardcover). I paid Rs. 2,999 and after receiving the book, I must say it's worth the price, although the delivery by Amazon was abysmal (delivery was delayed by 3-4 days).

Inside the packaging by Amazon, there's a cardboard box by Harper Collins that stores the book. The book is also protected by the slipcase, which is of good-quality plastic. The binding is very sturdy. The cover and back designs are beautiful, and the spine is a beauty to look at.

There are 50 illustrations by Alan Lee printed on high quality paper. In fact, the pages of the book feel very superior and letter size is perfect to read.

To anyone interested in buying this edition, go for it! You won't regret it one bit.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excelente edição (Houghton Mifflin – Deluxe Edition)
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