The Return of the King

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
September 2012
18 hours 22 minutes
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 Ring. 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. The 13th CD in this recording contains Tolkien’s preface to the trilogy, including a prior history of the ring, and shire habitat,
history, and folkways.

—Also includes The Annals of the Kings and Rulers, an appendix to the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
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Love the story. The narrator I could listen to forever.

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Cody E.

Great! Books!

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Brandon Wickersham

wonderful book, great narrator.

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Edward S.

I love this story

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Raul V.

The second half is pointless

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D. Morrison

as with the previous two, this was phenomenal...the narrator is on another level, I could have literally just started over and not have been bored.

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Great narrator does the Books Justice. However I’m quite annoyed that the cover art has been changed to that if Amazons ridiculous show. Isn’t it obvious that we are here for the books, and not you’re politically charged, expensive fan-fiction? Bug off!

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Seth B.

Excellent story and narration.

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Scott R.

Great story! Narration is top notch!

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Great reading of this all-time classic!

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Mary G.

This book was awesome and the narrator was the best I've heard! He drew me right into the story and was so sorry when it ended!

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Ike R.

No other story I know of even compares to how great this story is

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Elen Andile

The narration is not so bad

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Wolf S

Great classic of fantasy. A must read of the genre. Also this was very well narrated.

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jon Smith

Amazing!! Truly a great book and an epic one for the ages.

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Grant Williams

Great listen. Love the unabridged version. Narration is on point.

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daphne dunn

This is a well read version of a delightful classic. I will surely listen to it again in the future!

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Elizabeth Bosque

LOTR. It's awesome. Just read it. True classic. Absolutely loved the entire series!

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