Angela Nicholas, Aragorn

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JRR Tolkien's Undervalued Hero

Luna Press, 2017. 1st edition thus. Oversized paperback.

Part 1 of this book is a biographical study of Aragorn covering his ancestry, pre-birth prophecies, the various stages of his life, and his death early in the Fourth Age. There is particular emphasis on the struggles he faced, both physical and mental, and on his crucially significant role (easily overlooked or underestimated) in bringing about the destruction of the One Ring and the downfall of Sauron. There are also discussions on his appearance and on his many names and titles. Part 2 contains a detailed examination of his interactions and relationships with his contemporaries in Middle-earth, both individuals and races. It also considers the influence of some of his ancestors on his character and attitude.*