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Houghton Mifflin is proud to present a full-color, large-format, guide to the characters, cultures, and locations of J.R.R. Tolkien's extraordinary creation Middle-earth, as depicted in the movie The Fellowship of the Ring - the first of three blockbuster films from New Line Cinema. Filled with stunning imagery and with a thorough, informative narrative text, The Fellowship of the Ring Visual Companion will provide the reader with a rich feast of detail and information. Featuring exclusive photos of Frodo, Gandalf, the Ringwraiths, elves, and all the other main characters and creatures of the first film, the book also includes breathtaking pictures of Hobbiton, Rivendell, and Moria. The first of a projected three-book series that no Tolkie... Rest of this review on the detail page
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Take a look at America through the eyes of Holden Caufield in The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger. CliffsNotes on The Catcher in the Rye takes you into the Atomic Age of the late 1940s – a historical setting that was both politically conservative and liberal, but leaning increasingly to the right. Find out why Salinger’s writing is so highly praised, and why this novel continues to appeal to the young, the young at heart, and the dreamers of every generation. CliffsNotes on The Catcher in the Rye shows you how to catch on to the plot, characters, themes, and symbolism of the story with helpful commentaries, essays, and character analyses.
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CliffsNotes on Lord of the Flies takes you on an exploration of William Golding's novel to the dark side of humanity, the savagery that underlies even the most civilized human beings. Follow Golding's group of young boys from hope to disaster and watch as they attempt to survive their uncivilized, unsupervised, and isolated environment. You can rely on CliffsNotes on Lord of the Flies for character analyses, insightful essays, and chapter-by-chapter commentaries to ensure your safe passage through the rich symbolism of this novel.
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