The Two Towers
The Fellowship was scattered. Some were bracing hopelessly for war against the ancient evil of Sauron. Some were contending with the treachery of the wizard Saruman. Only Frodo and Sam were left to take the accursed Ring of Power to be destroyed in Mordor–the dark Kingdom where Sauron was... show more
The Fellowship was scattered. Some were bracing hopelessly for war against the ancient evil of Sauron. Some were contending with the treachery of the wizard Saruman. Only Frodo and Sam were left to take the accursed Ring of Power to be destroyed in Mordor–the dark Kingdom where Sauron was supreme. Their guide was Gollum, deceitful and lust-filled, slave to the corruption of the Ring. Thus continues the magnificent, bestselling tale of adventure begun in The Fellowship of the Ring, which reaches its soul-stirring climax in The Return of the King.
Publish date: 2003-09-05
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 322
Edition language: English
Series: The Lord of the Rings (#2)
Remember the scene in The Parent Trap, where Lindsay Lohan's character surprises a table of adults by knowing how to drink wine like a connoisseur? That's what reading The Two Towers is like. If The Fellowship of the Ring was like fine wine, it was a fine wine that simply needed to age before it...
Tolkien is a major writer of fantasy. I remember watching his amazing trilogy Lord of the Rings long time ago, and I still remember how much I liked it. Now I finished reading his trilogy and I feel nostalgic! Probably I'm gonna watch the movies again tonight!I loved the books. Recommended :)
It is not that Tolkien is original with his stories, he is not, but rather it is the way that he uses his knowledge of European literature to create such a colourful and engaging world. His characters are not shallow, nor is he strictly black and white. Granted, there is absolutely nothing good abou...
The second volume of The Lord of the Rings continues Frodo Baggins' journey towards the dark land of Mordor while the rest of his companions deal with armies of the Great Eye and the traitorous Saruman. 'The Two Towers' is where J.R.R. Tolkien showed the reader the danger his world was in and raisin...
When I first read this book, and The Fellowship of the Ring, it was in preparation for seeing the movies. I had never read them before then, and I felt like it would be better to read them first, just so I'd have the books as my first experience with the stories. I wound up losing steam with that ...