The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien

This epic high-fantasy novel centers around a modest hobbit who is entrusted with the task of destroying a powerful ring that could enable the dark lord to conquer the world. Accompanied by a diverse group of companions, the hobbit embarks on a perilous journey across Middle-earth, battling evil forces and facing numerous challenges. The narrative, rich in mythology and complex themes of good versus evil, friendship, and heroism, has had a profound influence on the fantasy genre.

The 17th greatest book of all time


Published
1954
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
1000-1500
Words
455,125
Original Language
English

If you're interested in seeing the ranking details on this book go here

This book is on the following 57 lists: