The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings #3

J.R.R. Tolkien with Alan Lee (Illustrator)

598 pages first pub 1955 (editions)

fiction classics fantasy adventurous emotional slow-paced

Description

The first ever illustrated paperback of the final part of Tolkien's epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, featuring 15 colour paintings by Alan Lee, Conceptual Designer on Peter Jackson's THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY. The Companions of the...

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Community Reviews Summary of 35,660 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
emotional 57%
hopeful 45%
dark 40%
inspiring 34%
tense 27%
challenging 24%
sad 18%
reflective 14%
mysterious 12%
funny 8%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 4%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 53%
medium 41%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Plot: 42% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 37% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 38% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 2%

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