The Return of the King
Being the Third Part of The Lord of the Rings
Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (2/5/2002)
Mass Market (7/12/1986)
Paperback, Spanish (11/13/2012)
Compact Disc (7/23/2001)
Audio Cassette (6/1/2001)
As the Shadow of Mordor grows across the land, the Companions of the Ring have become involved in separate adventures. Aragorn, revealed as the hidden heir of the ancient Kings of the West, has joined with the Riders of Rohan against the forces of Isengard and takes part in the desperate victory of the Hornburg. Merry and Pippin, captured by Orcs, escape into Fangorn Forest and there encounter the Ents. Gandalf has miraculously returned and defeated the evil wizard, Saruman. Sam has left his master for dead after a battle with the giant spider, Shelob; but Frodo is still alive—now in the foul hands of the Orcs. And all the while the armies of the Dark Lord are massing as the One Ring draws ever nearer to the Cracks of Doom.
Praise For The Return of the King: Being the Third Part of The Lord of the Rings…
“An impressive achievement, unique among the imaginative works of our times.” — New York Herald Tribune
HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780358380252, 544pp.
Publication Date: October 6, 2020