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The Return of the King Audiobook

The Return of the King: Book Three in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy

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Publisher's Summary

The Return of the King is the towering climax to J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy that tells the saga of the hobbits of Middle-earth and the great War of the Rings. In this concluding volume, Frodo and Sam make a terrible journey to the heart of the Land of the Shadow in a final reckoning with the power of Sauron.

In addition to narrating the prose passages, Rob Inglis sings the trilogy’s songs and poems a capella, using melodies composed by Inglis and Claudia Howard, the Recorded Books studio director. This recording also contains Tolkien’s preface to the trilogy, including a prior history of the ring, and shire habitat, history, and folkways.

©1983 Christopher R. Tolkien, Michael H.R.Tolkien, John F.R. Tolkien, and Priscilla M.A.R.Tolkien (P)1990 Recorded Books

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    Penn name 04-06-16
    Penn name 04-06-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Read it again!"

    More than just the end of the LOTR. Almost 4 extra hours of histories!

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    Geoffery L. Williams Somerset, PA United States 04-03-16
    Geoffery L. Williams Somerset, PA United States 04-03-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Another great read..."

    I was very pleased, as I was with the two previous 2 books, the reader and story. I was also very pleased that the audible story included much of the appendix season the last book giving the history of the main characters and families.
    A very enjoyable experience.

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    Rodney Waggoner 03-28-16

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    "no words"

    No words can touch such a great work. A must listen. A history and post story are given.

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    lilithbird 03-23-16
    lilithbird 03-23-16 Member Since 2015

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    "excellent"

    thoroughly enjoyed on my hour commute every day. excellent dramatization. highly recommend this version to anyone.

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    Cynthia L. Van Dam New Orleans, LA USA 03-16-16
    Cynthia L. Van Dam New Orleans, LA USA 03-16-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Great story. Good reader"

    Love this story. Wish there were more like it. Reading done very well.

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    Shaila 02-06-16
    Shaila 02-06-16
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    "Great book"
    What made the experience of listening to The Return of the King the most enjoyable?

    Long road trip and a great narrator


    What other book might you compare The Return of the King to and why?

    The first two


    What does Rob Inglis bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Brings the characters to life with his voice


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    Great final book to a great trilogy

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    Matt Reeves 11-18-15
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    "I love LotR so much,"

    It has a good plot a dramatic story and a happy ending to the trilogy I love this book

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    Edward Hubbard 10-07-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Outstanding narration"

    love the trilogy and the hobbit as well must have read or listened to at least 20 times over the years

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    Luke 09-17-15
    Luke 09-17-15 Member Since 2016
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    "amazing!!"

    I've read the books before but the audio book was a great new experience. loved it, couldn't stop listening, amazing recording

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    Amazon Customer SOUTH EUCLID, OH, United States 09-16-15
    Amazon Customer SOUTH EUCLID, OH, United States 09-16-15
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    "Outstanding Finale"

    Return of the King is a classic, so whether or not I enjoyed this audible book was 100% dependent on the voice actor. He really brought it home in the last book of the LOTR trilogy. I can say with confidence I will be listening to this again.

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