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Cover of: The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien

The Two Towers
Being the Second Part of The Lord of the Rings
The Authorized Edition
by

Published by Ballantine in New York, USA .
Written in English.

About the Book

Few novels of our time have gathered so large and loyal a following as J. R. R. Tolkien's masterpiece, "The Lord of the Rings."

"No imaginary world has been projected which is at once so multifarious and so true to its own inner laws...none so relevant to the actual human situation yet so free from allegory...Here are beauties which pierce like swords or burn like cold iron. Here is a book which will break your heart...good beyond hope." --C.S. Lewis, Time and Tide

For those who have not read Part One, The Fellowship of the Ring, the author has provided a synopsis of the story to this point. The Return of the King, the third and final volume, brings to a close his magnificent epic of Middle Earth.

A Statement From the Author About This American Edition
“This paperback edition, and no other, has been published with my consent and co-operation. Those who approve of courtesy (at least) to living authors will purchase it and no other.” --J.R.R. Tolkien

Edition Notes

Dolphin Edition
This edition published by arrangement with Houghton Mifflin Company.
Twenty-fifth Printing
No ISBN

Series The Lord of the Rings #2
Other Titles Two towers, Return of the king
Copyright Date 1965

The Physical Object

Format Paperback
Pagination 447p.
Number of pages 447

ID Numbers

Open Library OL17063250M
Internet Archive twotowersbeingse1970tolk
OCLC/WorldCat 994549611
Library Thing 3203347
Goodreads 22304815

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