The Lord of the Rings is now issued in a new edition, and the opportunity has been taken of revising it.
The Lord of the Rings has been read by many people since it finally appeared in print; and I should like to say something here with reference to the many opinions or guesses that I have received or have read concerning the motives and meaning of the tale.
Indeed I spoke of them once to you; for the Black Riders are the Ringwraiths, the Nine Servants of the Lord of the Rings.
And even if we could, soon or late the Lord of the Rings would learn of its hiding place and would bend all his power towards it.
Those who had asked for more information about hobbits eventually got it, but they had to wait a long time; for the composition of The Lord of the Rings went on at intervals during the years 1936 to 1949, a period in which I had many duties that I did not neglect, and many other interests as a learner and teacher that often absorbed me.
THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING being the first part of The Lord of the Rings BOOK I Chapter 1 A Long-expected Party When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton.
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For Anna, who even put The Lord of the Rings aside for a while to read this book.
Cornelia Funke -- Inkheart
Its explanation lies in the history of the Ring, as it was set out in the chronicles of the Red Book of Westmarch, and is now told in The Lord of the Rings.