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The Two Towers

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The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings Series, Book 2

The second volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them

Frodo and his Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom. They have lost the wizard, Gandalf, in a battle in the Mines of Moria. And Boromir, seduced by the power of the Ring, tried to seize it by force. While Frodo and Sam made their escape, the rest of the company was attacked by Orcs. Now they continue the journey alone down the great River Anduin—alone, that is, save for the mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go.

"Among the greatest works of imaginative fiction of the twentieth century. The book presents us with the richest profusion of new lands and creatures, from the beauty of Lothlórien to the horror of Mordor." – Sunday Telegraph

The second volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them

Frodo and his Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom. They have lost the wizard, Gandalf, in a battle in the Mines of Moria. And Boromir, seduced by the power of the Ring, tried to seize it by force. While Frodo and Sam made their escape, the rest of the company was attacked by Orcs. Now they continue the journey alone down the great River Anduin—alone, that is, save for the mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go.

"Among the greatest works of imaginative fiction of the twentieth century. The book presents us with the richest profusion of new lands and creatures, from the beauty of Lothlórien to the horror of Mordor." – Sunday Telegraph

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  • DOGO Books immlibb - If you liked the first Lord of the Rings book, you'll love the sequel. The book The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien is set somewhere in the year 3023 In the fictional land of Middle-Earth. The major protagonist would be Frodo Baggins, son of Drogo. He has to destroy the accursed Ring of Power in Mount Doom, right under the nose of the major antagonist, Sauron. Lots of minor skirmishes happen, but the most intense battles are the storming of Isengard, and the battle of Helm's Deep. One of the turning points in the book might be when Frodo and Sam had decided to leave the Fellowship, and travel to Mordor alone. Through many dangers, the book shows the loyalty of Sam, and how the main characters are able to reach the mountains. And as if it wasn't pressure enough, their friends are on the other side of the world, fighting a war they cannot win. Frodo must reach Mordor before Rohan and Gondor fail. I like the book, because despite the fact that there are many kingdoms, Tolkien is consistent in direction.
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