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The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English author and scholar J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel The Hobbit, but eventually developed into a much larger work. Written in stages between 1937 and 1949, The Lord of the Rings is one of the best-selling novels ever written, with over 150 million copies sold.

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Contributed by Clark Hardy Braun

I can't be the only one who was befuddled by the ring when I read the series and watched the movies several years back (then again, I wasn't such a close reader then). Going off the movies alone though, there are plot holes everywhere. Despite the emphasis on the power of the One Ring, all it can do is make its wearer invisible (and also make its wearer go power hungry), which does not seem like such a great deal. Thus I present to you this cool and genuinely helpful video to help wrap your minds around anything you missed in Tolkien's magnificent world building.

Contributed by Lucy Zhang

Aragorn: Gentlemen, we do not stop 'til nightfall. Pippin: What about breakfast? Aragorn: You've already had it. Pippin: We've had one, yes. What about second breakfast? Merry: I don't think he knows about second breakfast, Pip.

Contributed by Ashley Santos

Hobbiton Village

"Lord of the Rings" movie location in New Zealand. This is actually dubbed as one of the most beautiful villages around the world.

Contributed by Vanessa Lam

The Chuck Norris of LOTR

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Little known facts...

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How it should have ended

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A complete genealogy of all of J.R.R Tolkien's Middle Earth

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Lembas Bread

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