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The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, Book 2) by J. R. R. Tolkien

By J. R. R. Tolkien

The second one quantity in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic experience THE LORD OF THE RINGS

One Ring to rule all of them, One Ring to discover them, One Ring to convey all of them and within the darkness bind them

Frodo and his partners of the hoop were beset through hazard in the course of their quest to avoid the Ruling Ring from falling into the palms of the darkish Lord through destroying it within the Cracks of Doom. they've got misplaced the wizard, Gandalf, in a conflict within the Mines of Moria. And Boromir, seduced by way of the ability of the hoop, attempted to grab it through strength. whereas Frodo and Sam made their get away, the remainder of the corporate used to be attacked by way of Orcs. Now they proceed the adventure on my own down the nice River Anduin—alone, that's, retailer for the mysterious creeping determine that follows anywhere they go.

"Among the best works of imaginitive fiction of the 20th century. The ebook provides us with the richest large quantity of latest lands and creatures, from the wonderful thing about Lothlórien...

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Then, in a burst of Yuletide hospitality, we telephoned to a local hotel and told the manager to send anybody he wanted to out to the aerodrome for dinner. Alas for our ten-pound turkey! The guests from the hotel kept coming until there were actually twenty of them. However, in some miraculous way, we managed to feed the hungry score. Having partaken of our food, they did not tarry 28 WINGED WARFARE long. Kight shut in early and once more we took up our wintry vigil. Toward the end of February word came through from the War Office one night that I was to go to France.

They generally are finished in hard wood and there are polished nickel instruments all about you. They indicate height, speed, angle, revolutions, and almost everything an airman ought to know. There arc ingenious sights for the guns and range· finders for bomb-dropping. When he is tucked away in the nacelle, a little well· like compartment, about as big around as an ordinary barrel, only the pilot's head is visible above the freeboard of the body of the machine-the body being technically known as the fuselage.

This left no doubt but that I was over enemy territory. I continued to glide, listlessly, toward the ground, not caring much now what the machine gun might do. My plight couldn't be much worse. I was convinced, in fact, that it couldn't possibly be worse. Mechanically, little realizing just what I was doing, but all the time following that first great instinct of self-preservation. I remember carefully picking out a clear path in the rough terrain beneath me, and making a last turn, I glided into it and landed.

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