The Return of the King

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The Return of the King is the third and last volume of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, made up of Book V and VI. Peter Jackson adapted it for his successfull 2003 film.

Contents

Book V

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This book chronicles the adventures of the rest of the Fellowship. It includes the final battles against Mordor such as the Battle of the Pelennor Fields. It approaches three perspectives. Gandalf the wizard and Pippin Took the hobbit in Gondor, Aragorn the ranger, Legolas the elf and Gimli the dwarf through the Paths of the Dead, and Rohan's armies with Merry the hobbit and their ride to Gondor's aide.

Book VI

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This book chronicles the final journey to Mount Doom by the hobbits and best friends Frodo and Sam and the homeward journey. It involves the confrontation of Gollum with the Ring in the mountain of Doom. The book involves the reunion of the Fellowship. It also ends with the Battle of Bywater, death of Saruman and departure of Frodo to the Undying Lands.[1]

See also

References

  1. The Return of the King, by J.R.R. Tolkien, Houghton Mifflin, 1955.
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