To see details on the word
The Lord of the Rings
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
The Lord of the Rings

For Anna, who even put The Lord of the Rings aside for a while to read this book.
Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  highly popular Tolkien novels that continue in Middle-earth where The Hobbit left off (1954-1956)
 Mark word for later review on this computer
Strongly Associated with:   Tolkien, The Hobbit
A 2003 film adaptation won 11 Oscars, including Best Picture.
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary -®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
Wikipedia Article
Excerpt from the Book
SparkNotes Contents
Amazon Customer Reviews
  • 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.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit
  • In the evening he went to the cinema to see The Lord of the Rings, which he had never before had time to see.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Cleaned up, he headed back into the living room, where Jace was sprawled out on the futon couch, reading Kyle’s beaten-up copy of The Lord of the Rings.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels

  • Show more
  • The Lord of the Rings.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • The Lord of the Rings is now issued in a new edition, and the opportunity has been taken of revising it.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • being the SECOND part of The Lord of the Rings Chapter 1 The Departure of Boromir Aragorn sped on up the hill.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Two Towers
  • THE RETURN OF THE KING — J.R.R. Tolkien being the third part of The Lord of the Rings Chapter 1 Minas Tirith Pippin looked out from the shelter of Gandalf’s cloak.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • The parents of some fellow students in the gifted and talented class owned a bookstore, and when he was about eleven they gave him a copy of J.R.R. Tolkien’s trilogy, The Lord of the Rings.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Fantasy and science fiction dazzled her, especially The Lord of the Rings.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle

  • Show more again
  • …drowned, but this did not discourage the others); the old woman of a hundred and five who had declared she would five until Mr Galsworthy finished The Forsyte Saga , and who had died less than an hour after having the final page of the final volume read to her; the young mountain climber hospitalized with a supposedly fatal case of hypothermia whose friends had read The Lord of the Rings to him nonstop, around the clock, until he came out of his coma; hundred s of other such incidents.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • Forsooth scorned then the lord of the rings That he that wide-flier with war-band should seek, With a wide host; he fear’d not that war for himself, Nor for himself the Worm’s war accounted one whit, His might and his valour, for that he erst a many Strait-daring of battles had bided, and liv’d, Clashings huge of the battle, sithence he of Hrothgar, 2350 He, the man victory-happy, had cleansed the hall, And in war-tide had gripped the kindred of Grendel, The loathly of kindreds; nor…
    Unknown  --  Beowulf
  • R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring After breakfast the next morning Elinor spread a crumpled road map out on the kitchen table.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • (From 1915 to 1934, the U.S. Marines had occupied and run the country.) To Farmer, Haiti’s history seemed, indeed, like The Lord of the Rings, an ongoing story of a great and terrible struggle between the rich and the poor, between good and evil.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • 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.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Indeed I spoke of them once to you; for the Black Riders are the Ringwraiths, the Nine Servants of the Lord of the Rings.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • 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.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • 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.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • 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.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Mo and I have been using it as our secret writing ever since I read The Lord of the Rings, but he’s probably rather out of practice.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • R. R. Tolkien, The Two Towers from The Lord of the Rings Basta was grumbling to himself nonstop as he escorted Meggie over to the church.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • We can never get all the way to the level of pure myth, even when a work like The Lord of the Rings or The Odyssey or The Old Man and the Sea feels "mythic," since even those works are displacements of myth.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • _ Here Bilbo’s hand ended and Frodo had written: THE DOWNFALL OF THE LORD OF THE RINGS AND THE RETURN OF THE KING (as seen by the Little People; being the memoirs of Bilbo and Frodo of the Shire, supplemented by the accounts of their friends and the learning of the Wise.) Together with extracts from Books of Lore translated by Bilbo in Rivendell.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   The Lord of the Rings [7] , The Hobbit [6] , Jules Verne [6] , The Hobbit [6] , H.G. Wells [8] , Edgar Rice Burroughs [9] , Tarzan [5] , Harry Potter [6] , The Hobbit [6]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   Classic Literature, Personal Finance, Religion - Christianity
Home . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading