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Aragorn: J. R. R. Tolkien's Undervalued Hero by Angela P Nicholas

By Angela P Nicholas

The most delightful paintings on Tolkien i've got learn in lots of years” Christina Scull

Aragorn. Strider. King. Ranger. he's essentially the most well-known and celebrated characters within the historical past of well known literature. yet how a lot do you actually find out about the man?

This booklet is a biographical learn of Aragorn, masking his ancestry, pre-birth prophecies, some of the levels of his existence, and his dying early within the Fourth Age. there's specific emphasis at the struggles he confronted, either actual and psychological, and on his an important function (easily missed or underestimated) in bringing in regards to the destruction of the only Ring and the downfall of Sauron. There also are discussions on his visual appeal and on his many names and titles. also, it's a specific exam of his interactions and relationships along with his contemporaries in Middle-earth, either with participants and races. It additionally considers the impact of a few of his ancestors on his personality and attitude.

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