The Two Towers : The Lord of the Rings

  • by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by Rob Inglis
  • Series: The Lord of the Rings
  • 16 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The complete, unabridged audiobook of The Two Towers.
Building on the story begun in The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring, this is the second part of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, available as a complete and unabridged audiobook.
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 by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom. They have lost the wizard, Gandalf, in the battle with an evil spirit in the Mines of Moria; and at the Falls of Rauros, Boromir, seduced by the power of the Ring, tried to seize it by force. While Frodo and Sam made their escape the rest of the company were attacked by Orcs.
Now they continue their journey alone down the great River Anduin – alone, that is, save for the mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go.

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What the Critics Say

"An extraordinary book. It deals with a stupendous theme. It leads us through a succession of strange and astonishing episodes, some of them magnificent." (The Observer)
"Among the greatest works of imaginative fiction of the twentieth century." (Sunday Telegraph)

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What did you like most about The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Volume 1?

The Two Towers is darker and more exciting than The Fellowship of the Ring. Equally well written, it is part of a modern great.


What was one of the most memorable moments of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Volume 1?

It is all brilliant!


Would you listen to another book narrated by Rob Inglis?

Yes, as long as he didn't sing. The songs were a little painfully cringe inducing to me.


Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I always love this book.


Any additional comments?

I wish that I had never read it so that I could discover it all over again.

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- KathrynS

One 'Book' To Rule Them All!

WOW!! Absolutely superb! A truly amazing book, from start to finish. The Lord of the Rings movies, really don't even scratch the surface. This is, without doubt, a masterpiece. Excellently written, and narrated with style.

If you've watched the movies, and think you know what Lord of the Rings is about, think again. Get this book, and you will understand what I mean.

Absolutely brilliant!
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- DJ Morpheus

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-10-2005
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited