Lord of the Rings
Lord of the Rings is a best-selling novel by JRR Tolkein, first published in 1954. It is set in the fictional land of Middle Earth. The three volumes of books follow Frodo Baggins’ journey to Mordor to destroy the One Ring. The ring is the most powerful object in Middle Earth forged centuries ago, and thought lost. Powerful forces also want the ring, and Frodo faces difficult battles in his quest to get to Mordor. There is a great deal of magic in the books, and fantastical beings and horrors that help or hinder Frodo’s journey. Sauron is the main antagonist in the novel, a necromancer who is intent on having the ring so he can control Middle Earth.
The ring in Lord of the Rings says, ‘One Ring to rule them all, One ring to find them; One ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them’. The ring is inscribed in Tengwar script and symbolized the Ring’s power to control the other Rings of Power.
The Lord of the Rings was written between 1937 and 1949 and was officially published on July 29, 1954, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The Lord of the Rings is a high fantasy novel that is set in the middle-earth and is the sequel to The Hobbit. It is one of the best-selling books of all time.
The Lord of the Rings was filmed in New Zealand. It was filmed consecutively for 438 days from 1999 to 2000. The trilogy was shot at over 150 different locations within New Zealand including the North and South Islands. Pick-up shoots were conducted from 2001 to 2003.