The treason of Isengard

the history of the Lord of the Rings Part Two

Paperback, 504 pages

English language

Published Nov. 19, 1992 by Grafton.

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The Treason of Isengard is the second volume of The History of The Lord of the Rings and the seventh volume of The History of Middle-earth.

The Treason of Isengard continues the account of the creation of The Lord of the Rings started in the earlier volume, The Return of the Shadow. In this book, following the long halt in the darkness of the Mines of Moria with which The Return of the Shadow ended, is traced the great expansion of the tale into new lands and new peoples south and east of the Misty Mountains; the emergence of Lothlorien, of Ents, of the Riders of Rohan, and of Saruman the White in the fortress of Isengard.

In brief outlines and penciled drafts dashed down on scraps of paper are seen the first entry of Galadriel, the earliest ideas of the history of Gondor, the original meeting of Aragorn and …

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