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 Rob Inglis (Narrator)

18 hours, 12 minutes first pub 1955 (editions)

fiction classics fantasy adventurous emotional slow-paced

Description

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them. As the Shadow of Mordor grows across the land, the Companions of the Ring have become involved in separate adventures. Aragorn, revealed as...

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Community Reviews Summary of 42,836 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
emotional 57%
hopeful 45%
dark 39%
inspiring 34%
tense 29%
challenging 24%
sad 18%
reflective 15%
mysterious 12%
funny 9%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 4%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 52%
medium 42%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Plot: 41% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 37% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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

Average rating

4.46

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