A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the first book in Tolkien's epic The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
J. R. R. Tolkien was born in 1892 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. From 1925-1959 he was an Oxford Professor, first of Anglo Saxon and then of English Language and Literature, but is best known as the author of the fantasy classic The Lord of the Rings.
Gr 4-9-This trilogy of Tolkien's Middle Earth is presented in dramatization from the BBC, with original music and sound effects. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
The official movie tie-in volume with cover art of a Nazg?l perched upon its black steed offers the complete story in a single volume, as the author intended. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
"For those who find the books too long-winded and the films too noisy, this is the perfect way to assimilate the myth and magic of Middle-earth" * Guardian *