J. R. R. Tolkien
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J. R. R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien was born on 3rd January 1892. After serving in the First World War, he became best known for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, selling 150 million copies in more than 40 languages worldwide. Awarded the CBE and an honorary Doctorate of Letters from Oxford University, he died in 1973 at the age of 81.

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    • The Fellowship of the Ring

    • The Lord of the Rings, Book 1
    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6,424
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,502
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5,491

    In a sleepy village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task, as his elderly cousin Bilbo entrusts the Ring to his care....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Nat on 20-02-11

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Two Towers

    • The Lord of the Rings, Book 2
    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 16 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,696
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,135
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3,137

    Frodo and the Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awesome just awesome

    • By alex sykes on 22-03-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Hobbit

    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,444
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3,454

    Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!!!

    • By Stuart on 12-06-11

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Return of the King

    • The Lord of the Rings, Book 3
    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,421
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,979
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,981

    The armies of the Dark Lord Sauron are massing as his evil shadow spreads ever wider. Men, Dwarves, Elves and Ents unite forces to do battle agains the Dark....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An epic saga

    • By Darren on 15-02-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Silmarillion

    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Martin Shaw
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 990
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 903
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 902

    The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien’s world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awesome

    • By Stuart Shaw on 07-01-16

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Dramatised)

    • By: J. R. R Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Ian Holm, Michael Hordern, Robert Stephens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 846
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 846

    A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the first book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Should have been published on Audible as a whole!

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-08-16

    Regular price: £16.00

    • The Lord Of The Rings

    • The Return of the King (Dramatised)
    • By: J. R. R Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Ian Holm, Michael Hordern, Robert Stephens
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 570
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 411
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 412

    A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the third book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent end to a great trilogy

    • By Andyjn on 15-02-16

    Regular price: £14.00

    • The Children of Hurin

    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lee
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 876
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 652
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 649

    There are tales of Middle-earth from times long before The Lord of the Rings. The story told in this book is set in the great country that lay beyond the Grey Havens in the West....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Epic and Griping Tale

    • By William on 24-01-13

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers (Dramatised)

    • By: J. R. R Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Ian Holm, Michael Hordern, Robert Stephens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 663
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 487
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 486

    A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the second book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic

    • By Tess on 02-04-15

    Regular price: £16.00

    • The Hobbit (Dramatised)

    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Paul Daneman, Anthony Jackson, Heron Carvic
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 427
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 294

    The radio dramatisation of The Hobbit became a classic when it was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1968 and it continues to delight today....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Magic that will not Disappoint

    • By Jonathan on 27-09-10

    Regular price: £13.99

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