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    • The Fellowship of the Ring

    • Book One in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 19 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 507
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 470
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 469

    The Fellowship of the Ring, the first volume in the trilogy, tells of the fateful power of the One Ring. It begins a magnificent tale of adventure that will plunge the members of the Fellowship of the Ring into a perilous quest and set the stage for the ultimate clash between the powers of good and evil.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • unreal!

    • By Connor on 2017-10-31

    Price: CDN$ 50.93

    • The Two Towers

    • Book Two in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 276
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 277

    The Two Towers is the second volume of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic saga, The Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship has been forced to split up. Frodo and Sam must continue alone towards Mount Doom, where the One Ring must be destroyed. Meanwhile, at Helm’s Deep and Isengard, the first great battles of the War of the Ring take shape. In this splendid, unabridged audio production of Tolkien’s great work, all the inhabitants of a magical universe - hobbits, elves, and wizards - spring to life. Rob Inglis’ narration has been praised as a masterpiece of audio.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'm biased

    • By Gregory on 2019-01-08

    Price: CDN$ 46.30

    • The Return of the King

    • Book Three in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 18 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 153

    The Return of the King is the towering climax to J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy that tells the saga of the hobbits of Middle-earth and the great War of the Rings. In this concluding volume, Frodo and Sam make a terrible journey to the heart of the Land of the Shadow in a final reckoning with the power of Sauron. In addition to narrating the prose passages, Rob Inglis sings the trilogy’s songs and poems a capella, using melodies composed by Inglis and Claudia Howard, the Recorded Books studio director.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Top-notch narration, over-long endings

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-12-26

    Price: CDN$ 46.30

    • The Hobbit

    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 354
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 325

    Like every other hobbit, Bilbo Baggins likes nothing better than a quiet evening in his snug hole in the ground, dining on a sumptuous dinner in front of a fire. But when a wandering wizard captivates him with tales of the unknown, Bilbo becomes restless. Soon he joins the wizard’s band of homeless dwarves in search of giant spiders, savage wolves, and other dangers. Bilbo quickly tires of the quest for adventure and longs for the security of his familiar home. But before he can return to his life of comfort, he must face the greatest threat of all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Reader Possible

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-01-15

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • The Silmarillion

    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Martin Shaw
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    The complete unabridged audiobook of J.R.R Tolkien's The Silmarillion. The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien’s world. It is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them such as Elrond and Galadriel took part.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best books in the English cannon!

    • By Samuel P. G. H. on 2018-12-02

    Price: CDN$ 23.22

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

    • Written 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 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the first book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good, but...

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-02-01

    Price: CDN$ 22.92

    • The Children of Hurin

    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lee
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    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: lands where Treebeard once walked, but which were drowned in the great cataclysm that ended the First Age of the World.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tolkien. Christopher Lee. 'Nuff said.

    • By Caitlin on 2018-03-03

    Price: CDN$ 20.48

    • La fraternité de l'anneau

    • Le seigneur des anneaux 1
    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Thierry Janssen
    • Length: 20 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 27

    C'est un dangereux héritage que Bilbo Bessac cède à son neveu avant de disparaître : l'anneau de pouvoir forgé par Sauron et dérobé jadis à Gollum. Le mage noir n'aspire qu'à retrouver son arme et sa puissance, et déjà ses cavaliers font route vers le Comté... Pour leur échapper et détruire la menace que représente cet anneau, le jeune hobbit, Frodo, et ses compagnons commencent la périlleuse traversée de la Terre du Milieu, dans l'espoir d'atteindre la Faille du Destin, au cœur du Mordor.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Une bonne expérience d’écoute, mais avec certaines réserves...

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-06-13

    Price: CDN$ 33.92

    • Le Hobbit

    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Dominique Pinon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Premier récit publié par J. R. R. Tolkien, en 1937, cette histoire, inventée par l'auteur pour ses propres enfants, raconte les aventures de Bilbo, un jeune hobbit, héros malgré lui en quête d'un trésor gardé par un dragon, en compagnie de nains et du magicien Gandalf. Devenu un classique de la littérature de jeunesse, ce texte a également enchanté des générations de tous âges.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Très plaisant!

    • By Francois on 2018-03-20

    Price: CDN$ 30.50

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

    • Written by: J. R. R Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Ian Holm, Michael Hordern, Robert Stephens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the second book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm.

    Price: CDN$ 22.92

    • Les deux tours

    • Le seigneur des anneaux 2
    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Thierry Janssen
    • Length: 18 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 20
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      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    "Les deux Tours", deuxième partie du "Seigneur des anneaux", poursuit le récit des aventures de Frodo et de ses compagnons, lancés dans leur périple en Terre du Milieu. Tandis que Merry et Pippin rencontrent les fascinants Ents de la forêt de Fangorn, Aragorn, Gimli et Legolas affrontent les Orques et les Cavaliers du Rohan, avant de rencontrer un mystérieux cavalier blanc. Frodo et Sam, de leur côté, suivent Gollum le long des chemins périlleux qui mènent vers le royaume du Mordor, le seul lieu où l'Anneau pourrait être détruit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So good... even in French.

    • By ThoughtfulListener on 2018-05-23

    Price: CDN$ 33.92

    • The Lord Of The Rings

    • The Return of the King (Dramatised)
    • Written 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 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the third book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best way to ‘read’ the series

    • By Heather on 2018-09-14

    Price: CDN$ 20.06

    • Le retour du roi

    • Le seigneur des anneaux 3
    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Thierry Janssen
    • Length: 19 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    "Le retour du roi", dernière partie du "Seigneur des anneaux" voit s'achever la quête de Frodo. Toujours accompagné de Sam et Gollum, sa traversée du Mordor pour atteindre la montagne du destin est plus périlleuse que jamais. Tandis que Gandalf affronte Sauron dans une lutte sans merci, c'est une guerre dévastatrice qui a lieu au pied de Minas Tirith, assiégée par des armées d'orques et de trolls. Aragorn, Gimli, Legolas, Merry et Pippin combattent avec l'énergie du désespoir pour défendre la cité blanche, et avec elle la Terre du milieu toute entière, face à l'invasion des forces des ténèbres.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wowww

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-02-17

    Price: CDN$ 33.78

    • The Hobbit

    • Written by: J.R.R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Martin Shaw
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Whisked from his comfortable hobbit-hole by Gandalf the wizard and a band of dwarves, Bilbo Baggins finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon.

    Price: CDN$ 12.16

    • The Hobbit (Dramatised)

    • Written 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 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    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. Tolkien's famous saga, the prelude to the Lord of the Rings, has all the ingredients of fantasy and adventure: dwarves, elves, goblins and trolls, a fearsome dragon, a great wizard, a perilous quest, and a dramatic climax.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Timeless Story, Dated Production

    • By Ben J Redant on 2017-10-27

    Price: CDN$ 20.04

    • Hobit [Czech Version]

    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Vladimír Kudla
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nejpopulárnější kniha geniálního fantasy spisovatele J. R. R. Tolkiena. "Hobit" je v prvním plánu pohádkový příběh o velké cestě čaroděje Gandalfa, družiny trpaslíků a hobita Bilba Pytlíka za pokladem střeženým drakem Šmakem. V plánu druhém je to ovšem jeden z prvních kamenů rozsáhlého a světoznámého cyklu příběhů, legend a mýtů z dávné Středozemě, které svého autora proslavily po celém světě.

    Price: CDN$ 13.61

    • Smith of Wootton Major

    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Tolkien's acclaimed modern classic 'fairie' tale, read by Derek Jacobi. Smith of Wootton Major journeys to the Land of Faery thanks to the magical ingredients of the Great Cake of the Feast of Good Children.

    Price: CDN$ 2.72

    • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Terry Jones
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    A collection of three medieval English poems, translated by Tolkien for the modern-day reader and containing romance, tragedy, love, sex and honour.

    Price: CDN$ 11.45

    • The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Sir Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    The Adventures of Tom Bombadil is a collection of poetry written by J. R. R. Tolkien and was first published in 1962. The audio is read by Sir Derek Jacobi and is a collection of 16 poems that contain an assortment of bestiary verse and fairy tale rhyme. It is a stunning recording that captures all the characters in their own charming and mysterious ways.

    Price: CDN$ 8.19

    • Roverandom

    • Written by: J.R.R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    While on holiday in 1925, four-year-old Michael Tolkien lost his beloved toy dog on the beach at Filey in Yorkshire. To console him, his father, J.R.R. Tolkien, improvised a story about Rover, a real dog who is magically transformed into a toy and is forced to seek out the wizard who wronged him in order to be returned to normal. This charming tale, peopled by a sand-sorcerer and a terrible dragon, by the king of the sea and the Man-in-the-Moon, went through several drafts over the years.

    Price: CDN$ 10.02

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