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The Two Towers Audiobook
The Two Towers
Written by: 
J. R. R. Tolkien
Narrated by: 
Rob Inglis
The Two Towers Audiobook

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

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Publisher's Summary

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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    Punkrockin4220 Minnesota 03-18-16
    Punkrockin4220 Minnesota 03-18-16 Member Since 2015
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    "The Greatest Fantasy Story of All Time"
    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


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    Robert Inglis is one of the best narrators out there. I remember about 5 or 6 years ago I listened to The Hobbit with him narrating and I fell in love with his many character voices and his excitement when he read. I couldn't wait to download and listen to these books once I remembered who narrated them. I am now on The Earthsea Cycle just because of his good narration style. Lord of The Rings the movies are great! Don't get me wrong but I still think the book and him narrating are better!! I feel like he hit the voices perfectly. If you haven't read, watched or listened to Lord of The Rings and you enjoy fantasy you are missing out. You owe it to yourself to read what made fantasy what it is today. You can't go wrong with Robert Inglis either. I wish he did more books to be honest.

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    Donna H. Evans Elmhurst, IL, US 03-15-16
    Donna H. Evans Elmhurst, IL, US 03-15-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Wonderful!"

    Robert Inglis is a fantastic narrator. This is the second time I've listened to this series in under a year!

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    Amazon Customer 03-14-16
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    "I love this book! and the reader was great"
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    I mean its The Lord of the Rings of course I love this book! and The reader used different voices for every character, he did a really good job.

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    Amber Edwards Elko Nevada 03-03-16
    Amber Edwards Elko Nevada 03-03-16 Member Since 2016
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    "AWESOME"

    I have started listening to the books and I can not stop. I started with the Hobbit. The books just get better and BETTER!!!!

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    Chris Kelly 03-02-16
    Chris Kelly 03-02-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Rewinds to beginning of chapter every time I start the app"

    Annoying as hell! Every time I plug my phone into my car, plug my earbuds in or play on a Bluetooth speaker the story jumps back to either the beginning of the current chapter or jumps back to the beginning of the last chapter. Pain in the arse. Been going on for months and still no fix?? Let's go Audible, I spend a lot of money on these books/performances. Let me listen in peace.

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    Spencer 03-01-16
    Spencer 03-01-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Fantastic!"

    Wonderful story told in full. The narrator steals the show and brings every character to life as if it was written for him. Admittedly this is the lesser of the trilogy, still tremendous nonetheless.

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    August Roy 02-28-16
    August Roy 02-28-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Inglis just reads and chapters are wrong."
    What did you like best about this story?

    The most disappointing thing about this audiobook is the layout of the recording. I downloaded "The Fellowship" from Audible and read along with the recording. Now I am downloading "Two Towers" while I am about halfway through reading it. Each section of the recording is listed as a chapter, but chapter three of the reading by Inglis and chapter three in the book amount to chapter 7 in the sections of the recording on the Audible app. This was not so for "The Fellowship" and I am really quite disappointed in the lack of consistency. I would love for Audible to fix this. Similarly, the Harry Potter series all have chapters in the reading, book, and Audible app that match.


    What didn’t you like about Rob Inglis’s performance?

    I was disappointed in Inglis' performance. He enunciates clearly and every word is crystal- but he does not use much imagination to make it understood by the listener. Monotonous is a good description of his reading. Only the songs stand out, and those are not above average. Compared to Jim Dale or Brendan Fraser or even Fiona Shaw, Inglis falls incredible short. Tolkien writes in an epic style, but he is also incredibly precise in his descriptions that the reader has a vivid picture of them... Providing that they themselves have a good imagination. This was a large portion of my disappointment with Inglis.


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    Debra 02-24-16
    Debra 02-24-16
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    "Rob Inglis is a perfect pairing with Tolkien!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, and already have recommended Rob Inglis' audio version to my fellow Tolkien lovers!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    This changes every time I read (listen to) the book! Faramir is always a favorite due to his gentle warrior nature and his steadfast resistance to the lure of the Ring.


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

    Rob Inglis makes the story come to life and does the differences between characters very well. His manner of speech flows very fluidly over Tolkien's challenging Elvish, Middle Earth, etc. language and description of locations.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Sam's speech while he and Frodo are with Faramir is always a great moment and a triumph for those whose heroic deeds are sometimes less obvious than the main heroe's deeds.


    Any additional comments?

    Love Rob Inglis' narration!!! Definitely a compliment to Tolkien!

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    DAVID CHRISTOPHER WALLIS 02-13-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Still the Greatest"
    What did you like best about this story?

    Tolkien created a vast world with rich history. Each character, not just the main ones, are well thought out with their own unique history and personality. You feel like you're only getting a glimpse or slice of a larger picture. The story is complete, but you want to know more about everything else going on in the world.


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    Amazon Customer 02-09-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Still strong after all the years"

    Loved it as an audio book. Made the drive to work much more enjoyable. Great listen

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