Items related to Harper Collins India The Hobbit and The Lord of the...

Harper Collins India The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings: Boxed Set

4.6 avg rating
( 120,237 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780007525515: Harper Collins India The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings: Boxed Set
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

BRAND NEW, Exactly same ISBN as listed, Please double check ISBN carefully before ordering.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

Hobbits and wizards and Sauron--oh, my! Mild-mannered Oxford scholar John Ronald Reuel Tolkien had little inkling when he published The Hobbit; Or, There and Back Again in 1937 that, once hobbits were unleashed upon the world, there would be no turning back. Hobbits are, of course, small, furry creatures who love nothing better than a leisurely life quite free from adventure. But in that first novel and the Lord of the Rings trilogy, the hobbits Bilbo and Frodo and their elvish friends get swept up into a mighty conflict with the dragon Smaug, the dark lord Sauron (who owes much to proud Satan in Paradise Lost), the monstrous Gollum, the Cracks of Doom, and the awful power of the magical Ring. The four books' characters--good and evil--are recognizably human, and the realism is deepened by the magnificent detail of the vast parallel world Tolkien devised, inspired partly by his influential Anglo-Saxon scholarship and his Christian beliefs. (He disapproved of the relative sparseness of detail in the comparable allegorical fantasy his friend C.S. Lewis dreamed up in The Chronicles of Narnia, though he knew Lewis had spun a page-turning yarn.) It has been estimated that one-tenth of all paperbacks sold can trace their ancestry to J.R.R. Tolkien. But even if we had never gotten Robert Jordan's The Path of Daggers and the whole fantasy genre Tolkien inadvertently created by bringing the hobbits so richly to life, Tolkien's epic about the Ring would have left our world enhanced by enchantment. --Tim Appelo

About the Author:

J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 50 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780345538376: J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 0345538374 ISBN 13: 9780345538376
Publisher: Del Rey, 2012
Softcover

9780547928180: The Hobbit And The Lord Of The Rings

Marine..., 2012
Softcover

9780008387754: The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings Boxed Set

Harper..., 2020
Softcover

9780007522934: The Hobbit/The Lord of the Rings

Harper..., 2013
Hardcover

9780618002252: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

Hought..., 1999
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Seller Image

JRR Tolkien
Published by Harpercollins Publishers, London (2014)
ISBN 10: 0007525516 ISBN 13: 9780007525515
New Paperback Quantity: 1
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: new. Paperback. Immerse yourself in Middle-earth with Tolkien's classic masterpieces behind the films, telling the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbits' epic encounters with Gandalf, Gollum, dragons and monsters, in the quest to destroy the One Ring. When they were first published, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings became instant classics. Treasured by readers young and old, these works of sweeping fantasy, steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness have sold more than 150 million copies around the world. This new boxed gift set, published to celebrate the release of the first of Peter Jackson's three-part film adaptation of JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit, THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, contains both titles and features cover images from both films. It offers readers a new opportunity to discover Tolkien's remarkable world of Middle-earth and to follow the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbits' part in the epic quest for the Ring - beginning with Bilbo's fateful visit from Gandalf and culminating in the dramatic climax between Frodo and Gollum atop Mount Doom. Immerse yourself in Middle-earth with Tolkien's classic masterpieces behind the films, telling the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbits' epic encounters with Gandalf, Gollum, dragons and monsters, in the quest to destroy the One Ring. Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. Seller Inventory # 9780007525515

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 40.72
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Tolkien, J. R. R
Published by HarperCollins (2014)
ISBN 10: 0007525516 ISBN 13: 9780007525515
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
GF Books, Inc.
(Hawthorne, CA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in NEW condition. Seller Inventory # 0007525516-2-1

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 60.48
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Tolkien, J. R. R
Published by HarperCollins (2014)
ISBN 10: 0007525516 ISBN 13: 9780007525515
New Paperback Quantity: 19
Seller:
Bookstore99
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: NEW. Brand New, We ship to PO , APO and FPO adresses in U.S.A .Choose Expedited Shipping for FASTER DELIVERY.Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed. Seller Inventory # IN_9780007525515

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 60.50
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Tolkien, J. R. R.
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (2014)
ISBN 10: 0007525516 ISBN 13: 9780007525515
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
Pieuler Store
(Suffolk, United Kingdom)

Book Description Condition: new. Book is in NEW condition. Satisfaction Guaranteed! Fast Customer Service!!. Seller Inventory # PSN0007525516

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 103.61
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 61.17
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds