Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

Note moyenne 4,59
( 91 442 avis fournis par GoodReads )
 
9780618002252: Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

This four volume, deluxe paperback boxed set contains J.R.R. Tolkien's epic masterworks THE HOBBIT and the three volumes of THE LORD OF THE RINGS (THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, THE TWO TOWERS, and THE RETURN OF THE KING) in their definitive text settings complete with maps and cover illustrations by the celebrated artist Alan Lee. In THE HOBBIT, Bilbo Baggins is whisked away from his comfortable, unambitious life in Hobbiton by the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves. He finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent. THE LORD OF THE RINGS tells of the great and dangerous quest undertaken by Frodo Baggins and the Fellowship of the Ring: Gandalf the wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the dwarf; Legolas the elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger called Strider. J.R.R. Tolkien's three volume masterpiece is at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale -- a story of high and heroic adventure set in the unforgettable landscape of Middle-Earth.

Les informations fournies dans la section « Synopsis » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

Biographie de l'auteur :

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. After serving in World War I, he embarked upon a distinguished academic career and was recognized as one of the finest philologists in the world. He was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. He is, however, beloved throughout the world as the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic works as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. He died on September 2, 1973, at the age of eighty-one.

Revue de presse :

"The Lord of the Rings is an extraordinary work -- pure excitement".
The New York Times

"The Hobbit is a flawless masterpiece".
The Times of London

Les informations fournies dans la section « A propos du livre » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

Meilleurs résultats de recherche sur AbeBooks

1.

J. R. R. Tolkien
Edité par Houghton Mifflin (1999)
ISBN 10 : 0618002251 ISBN 13 : 9780618002252
Neuf(s) Paperback Quantité : 1
Vendeur
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Houghton Mifflin, 1999. Paperback. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 0618002251

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 60,87
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

2.

J. R. R. Tolkien
Edité par Houghton Mifflin (1999)
ISBN 10 : 0618002251 ISBN 13 : 9780618002252
Neuf(s) Paperback Edition originale Quantité : 1
Vendeur
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Houghton Mifflin, 1999. Paperback. État : New. 1st. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX0618002251

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 81,48
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,70
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais