Award-winning narrator Andy Serkis (THE HOBBIT) returns to Middle-earth with a stunning performance of the first audiobook in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. This unabridged production of Tolkien's fantasy classic--including front matter on Hobbit lore and THE HOBBIT--is lengthy but never dull, thanks to Serkis's dynamic interpretation. It is an epic tale of the One Ring and the perilous journey of Frodo, the reluctant ring bearer, and his eight companions--tasked with the ring's destruction. Serkis creates an impressive assortment of fully developed characters, infusing each voice with distinct qualities--even when singing--giving the impression of a full-cast narration. Serkis is a remarkably gifted storyteller, and the result is captivating in every respect. Happily, with two installments to follow, the listening experience does not end here. S.A.A. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2021]
Library Ed. Recorded Books 2021
CD ISBN 9781705047514 $49.99 Eighteen CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9798200833252 $44.95 Two MP3-CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
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