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The Return of the King Audiobook
The Return of the King
Written by: 
J. R. R. Tolkien
Narrated by: 
Rob Inglis
The Return of the King Audiobook

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

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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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    A. K. Allen 05-06-15
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    "Great reader"

    Ingliss' reading is superb. Story was good of course, but the reader feels like he was the perfect person to read it.

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    James 04-19-15
    James 04-19-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Great!"

    Great story, great narration! Robert Ingliss does an amazing job bringing this story and the rest of the Lord of the Rings to life!

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    GeoHueb Seattle, Wa 04-15-15
    GeoHueb Seattle, Wa 04-15-15
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    "Great reader"

    You know the story, no need to review. The reader was exceptional and I will be borrowing his tactics when I read this to my own children.

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    Rhett P. Playa del Rey, California 04-05-15
    Rhett P. Playa del Rey, California 04-05-15 Member Since 2015
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    "A GOOD FINISH TO THE TRILOGY"

    A fine finish for one of the best trilogies ever. The ending recaps provide depth and warmth to what we have seen in the cinema. I enjoyed all three.

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    Amazon Customer Memphis, TN, US 04-02-15
    Amazon Customer Memphis, TN, US 04-02-15 Member Since 2015
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    I'm glad they included the appendices. The performance is fantastic, the story is good. Probably the best of the trilogy.

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    K. Smith pearland, texas 03-09-15
    K. Smith pearland, texas 03-09-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great End To Great Series"

    This book was really good. I actually like this one the best because it wraps things up. The narrator was really good and made you really get into the characters. A classic book and series that everyone should read and/or listen to at least once :)

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    Kari Schloss-barker 02-25-15
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    "Classic tale."

    I watched the Trilogy many times before listening to the book. Well worth the purchase. I was able to fill in the blanks, making these three stories new to me again.

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    AmyInTheWind 02-23-15

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    "Love at first read!"

    This is part of my Mort favorite book sires in the world!!! Love love love it so much I can listen to it every day!

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    Clifford Portland, OR, United States 02-09-15
    Clifford Portland, OR, United States 02-09-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Exhalent"

    very exciting reading of all 4 books and a great touch with all the history's at the end of the reading.

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    Foust 02-09-15
    Foust 02-09-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Narrator was stellar."

    We all know that this is a good book but the narrator did an especially good job of bringing all the voices to life.

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