Conversations, VOLUME 7

J.R.R. Tolkien Reading from Lord of the Rings!


Today is the birthday of novelist J.R.R. Tolkien …

And in commemoration, we offer these recordings of J.R.R. Tolkien reading from The Lord of the Rings!

Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien

50th Anniversary Hardback Edition
HMH Books, 2004
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Part 1 :
Poems from Lord of the Rings, Extracts from The Hobbit:


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IMAGE CREDIT: From the cover of Tolkien: Man and Myth: A Literary Life by Joseph Pearce [ Buy Now ]

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  1. Amazing! Thank you for sharing.

  2. I used to have these readings on cassette when I was a teenager…. listened to them until I wore out the tape