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About The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings may be a high fantasy epic written by philologist and University of Oxford professor J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's earlier, less complicated kids's fantasy novel The Hobbit (1937), however eventually developed into a abundant larger work. It absolutely was written in stages between 1937 and 1949, much of it during the Second World War. It is the second best-selling novel ever written with over 150 million copies sold.
Although known to most readers as a trilogy, the work was initially meant by Tolkien to be one volume of a two-volume set, with the opposite being The Silmarillion.However, when Tolkien submitted the first volume entitled The Lord of the Rings to his publisher, it had been set for economic reasons to publish the work as three separate volumes, every consisting of two books, over the course of a year in 1954-fifty five, making the currently familiar Lord of the Rings trilogy.The 3 volumes were entitled The Fellowship of the Ring, The 2 Towers, and The Come back of the King. Structurally, the volumes are divided internally into six books, two per volume; with many appendices of background material, abundant abbreviated from Tolkien's originals, included at the top of the third volume. The Lord of the Rings has since been reprinted numerous times and translated into several languages, becoming one among the foremost common and influential works in the sphere of twentieth-century fantasy literature and the topic of several films.