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

544 pages first pub 1955 (editions)

fiction classics fantasy adventurous emotional slow-paced

Description

Concluding the story of The Hobbit, this is the final part of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, featuring a striking black cover based on Tolkien’s own design, the definitive text, and a detailed map of Middle-earth. The armies...

Read more

Community Reviews Summary of 34,294 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
emotional 56%
hopeful 44%
dark 40%
inspiring 34%
tense 27%
challenging 24%
sad 18%
reflective 14%
mysterious 12%
funny 8%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 4%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 54%
medium 40%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Plot: 42% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 37% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 37% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.46

See all reviews...

Content Warnings

Submitted by users as part of their reviews

Expand filter menu View summary

See all...