Loved the book and movie, but this audible version was the most enjoyable! Had read in a small treatise on J.R.R.Tolkien's work that the tale was best experienced as an aural narrative. I have to say that I agree. The narrator has done a superb job telling this tale. I'm sure I will listen to it more than once and very much look forward to the third and final episode of the Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King.
I'm a little biased as these are my favourite books of all time and I've read them many times. Having this great audio version allowed me to experience them in a whole new way. I'd highly recommend the audio books to anyone who's read them on paper.
I'd also like to commend the narrator for putting melody to the poems. Each was unique and it really added character to the performance.
This tale has lits of action and a growing tension that ramps up amidst tales of valor and honor. It is more than just a tale of fantasy. It is a bold adventure that cannot help but inspire.
thankfully I watched the movies first else I would've been disappointed that they didn't follow the book as well as they should of. the book was so great though and Robert did a great job reading it.