The Two Towers is the second book in J. R. R. Tolkien’s epic high fantasy novel series, The Lord of the Rings. It follows Frodo Baggins and his companions Samwise Gamgee, Peregrin Took, and Meriadoc Brandybuck as they continue their journey to Mount Doom to destroy Sauron’s One Ring. Meanwhile, Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, and Gandalf pursue Saruman whom they believe intends to join forces with Sauron.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who loves Tolkien’s writing, high fantasy, and adventure.
- The Two Towers is an exciting, action-packed adventure story.
- It features interesting characters and a well-developed plot.
- Tolkien’s writing style makes for enjoyable reading.
- The Two Towers can be a little difficult to follow if one is not familiar with the first book in the series.
- The Two Towers is considerably darker than The Fellowship of the Ring, and may not be suitable for younger readers.
- Some Tolkien fans find that The Two Towers does not quite live up to the high standards set by its predecessor.
Learn more about the author
J. R. R. Tolkien was an English writer, poet, philologist and university professor who is best known as the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, both set in Middle-earth.
“The Two Towers is an excellent sequel to The Fellowship of the Ring. Tolkien has created a rich and detailed world, populated by interesting and believable characters. His writing style is fluid and engaging, making for enjoyable reading.”
“Absolutely amazing! Couldn’t put it down!”
“One of the greatest books I have ever read”
“The Two Towers is one of the best books I’ve ever read. The characters are so well written and three-dimensional that you can’t help but get emotionally attached to them.”