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The Two Towers: Book Two in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy | [J. R. R. Tolkien]

The Two Towers: Book Two in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy

The Two Towers is the second volume of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic saga, The Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship has been forced to split up. Frodo and Sam must continue alone towards Mount Doom, where the One Ring must be destroyed. Meanwhile, at Helm’s Deep and Isengard, the first great battles of the War of the Ring take shape. In this splendid, unabridged audio production of Tolkien’s great work, all the inhabitants of a magical universe - hobbits, elves, and wizards - spring to life. Rob Inglis’ narration has been praised as a masterpiece of audio.
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The Two Towers is the second volume of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic saga, The Lord of the Rings.

The Fellowship has been forced to split up. Frodo and Sam must continue alone towards Mount Doom, where the One Ring must be destroyed. Meanwhile, at Helm’s Deep and Isengard, the first great battles of the War of the Ring take shape.

In this splendid, unabridged audio production of Tolkien’s great work, all the inhabitants of a magical universe - hobbits, elves, and wizards - spring to life. Rob Inglis’ narration has been praised as a masterpiece of audio.

©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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    Michael Indianapolis, IN, United States 07-03-15
    Michael Indianapolis, IN, United States 07-03-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Classic!!!"

    Great story presented by a great narrator. This is a classic. Better than the movies, and I really enjoy the movies.

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    Lauren 06-27-15
    Lauren 06-27-15 Member Since 2015
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    "chapters were weird"

    the chapter break up was weird. the first book had each chapter just like in the book, but this one has random separations about every twenty minutes.

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    Amazon Man Philadelphia 06-24-15
    Amazon Man Philadelphia 06-24-15 Member Since 2015

    In my dreams, I live in Amazon.

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    "Awesome narrator"

    Enjoyed this very much. Inglis' Gollem is amazing, as are his orcs, and pretty much every voice he does. An awesome return to one of the greatest stories of all time.

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    Helen Perry 06-18-15
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    It is a very good book and the narrator has a very funny accent and he sings the songs in the voices exactly how I imagined

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    Amazon Customer 06-17-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Brilliant!"

    Rob Inglis brings this book alive.
    felt like i was there, fighting Orcs with Strider, Legolas and Gimli and hiding from the enemy with frodo, Sam and Smiegal. Beautifully read!!!

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    Bret 06-16-15
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    "Probably the best thing ever written"

    I read or listen to this series annually. This is the only recording to listen to. The narrator is superb, he gets it.
    If you haven't listened to this recording you haven't seen how magical this story can be.

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    Emily Elizabeth Poss 06-04-15 Member Since 2015

    I'm an English major who considers good fiction to be written in unique prose with stand-out characters and a story that refuses to die.

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    Stellar performance- Rob Inglis is amazing with his different and unique voices for the characters! And it's Lord of the Rings, so of course the story is perfect ;)

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    Ark1836 05-28-15
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    "A Masterpiece Worth the Read"

    I read the entire series in high school and decided to listen to it again on Audible. The story is, of course, a masterpiece and well-worth listening to again. My only complaint is that this is an older recording. The narrator does a good job--no real complaints but this is such an iconic and popular story that I think it deserves being updated to include multiple narrators such as Audible has done with Ender's Game, Dracula, Dune, etc...

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    Ashley 05-27-15
    Ashley 05-27-15
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    "Rob Ingles is the best!"

    Live his narration. His does voices and sings the songs. So enjoyable to listen to!

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    rocknchairhippie Augusta, Maine USA 05-26-15
    rocknchairhippie Augusta, Maine USA 05-26-15

    Who says, "Money can't buy happiness? It buys Books & Yarn....I'm happy! 💜

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    "Second book as good as the first"

    Love it. love all of Tolkien's works. Happy they are available on audio books now.

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