The Lord of the Rings started as a sequel to J. R. R. Tolkien's work The Hobbit, published in The popularity of The Hobbit had led George Allen & Unwin, the publishers, to request a sequel. So at the age of 45, Tolkien began writing the story that would become The Lord of the Rings. The Lord of the Rings films - Themes of The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers. The Lord of the Rings is a timeless classic consisting of the three books; The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers & The Return of the King. After the success of The Hobbit, J.R.R. 19, books — 89, voters. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien A Game of Thrones by George.
J.R.R. Tolkien (), beloved throughout the world as the creator of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in For information on other books by and about J.R.R. It is impossible to read Colin Duriez's volume without wanting to reread Tolkien's books-an undoubted compliment to both authors. -- Brian Sibley, author of 'The. The "Lord of the Rings" and "Hobbit" films came as what you could call The Tolkien Society says that devising an order for Tolkien's books is.
The Lord of the Rings began as a personal exploration by Tolkien of his interests in philology, religion (particularly Roman. I should point out that Professor Tolkien's initially wish was that Lord of the Rings> should be released as a single volume including much of what became.