The Lord Of The Ring: The Return Of The King Audiobook

Science Fiction & FantasyThe Lord Of The Ring: The Return Of The King Audiobook
4.9/5 - (23 votes)
Status: Completed
Version: Unabridged
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Narrator: Rob Inglis
Series: The Lord of the Rings
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure
Updated: 20/01/2024
Listening Time: Unknown
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  • 1_ Book V - Chapter 01 - Minas Tirith
  • 1_ Book V - Chapter 02 - The Passing of the Grey Company
  • 1_ Book V - Chapter 03 - The Muster of Rohan
  • 1_ Book V - Chapter 04 - The Siege of Gondor
  • 1_ Book V - Chapter 05 - The Ride of the Rohirrim
  • 1_ Book V - Chapter 06 - The Battle of Pelennor Fields
  • 1_ Book V - Chapter 07 - The Pyre of Denethor
  • 1_ Book V - Chapter 08 - The Houses of Healing
  • 1_ Book V - Chapter 09 - The Last Debate
  • 1_ Book V - Chapter 10 - The Black Gate Opens
  • 2_ Book VI - Chapter 01 - The Tower of Cirith Ungol
  • 2_ Book VI - Chapter 02 - The Land of Shadow
  • 2_ Book VI - Chapter 03 - Mount Doom
  • 2_ Book VI - Chapter 04 - The Field of Cormallen
  • 2_ Book VI - Chapter 05 - The Steward & The King
  • 2_ Book VI - Chapter 06 - Many Partings
  • 2_ Book VI - Chapter 07 - Homeward Bound
  • 2_ Book VI - Chapter 08 - The Scouring of the Shire
  • 2_ Book VI - Chapter 09 - The Grey Havens
  • 3_ Appendix A - Annals of the Kings and Rulers
  • 3_ Appendix B - The House of Eorl
  • 3_ Appendix C - Durin's Folk

The Return of the Kings Audiobook free: Echoes of Valor in Tolkien’s Timeless Finale

There’s a certain reverence that accompanies the final steps into a beloved series, an echo of anticipation that seems to hum through the air itself. For me, this moment arrived on a rain-soaked evening, as I settled into my favorite armchair – a cocoon of worn leather and memories – ready to embark on the concluding journey of The Return of the Kings Audiobook. With Andy Serkis’ voice promising to be my guide, I was prepared to witness the fate of Middle-earth unfurl.

As a former book author turned blogger, I’ve always been enchanted by J.R.R. Tolkien’s mastery over language and world-building. And now, with Serkis breathing life into each word, this final volume resonated with a depth that only audio can provide. It felt like being summoned to war alongside Aragorn or treading the treacherous path to Mount Doom with Frodo and Sam.

Andy Serkis – who famously brought Gollum to life in Peter Jackson’s film adaptations – narrates with such fervor that you can almost feel the weight of destiny bearing down upon your shoulders. His range is phenomenal; he captures each character’s essence without ever slipping into caricature. It’s as if Middle-earth itself had found its voice through him.

The Return of the Kings Audiobook is not just an auditory experience; it’s an emotional odyssey. The stakes have never been higher as we follow our heroes in their final confrontations against Sauron’s forces. The narrative weaves between hope and despair so skillfully that one cannot help but be drawn into Tolkien’s meticulously crafted world. From the siege at Minas Tirith to the hushed tension within Shelob’s lair, every scene unfolds with cinematic grandeur.

Tolkien’s work has always been about more than just fantasy – it’s about courage, friendship, sacrifice, and redemption. These themes are timeless, echoing across generations, reminding us that even in our darkest hours there is light worth fighting for. This audiobook captures all these nuances while also providing an accessibility that modern technology affords; you can immerse yourself in Middle-earth whether you’re commuting or simply lounging at home.

To those who may still be contemplating whether to delve into this audible adventure – know that it is available for free download at There lies an opportunity not merely to listen but to live through one of literature’s most epic sagas.

In reflecting upon The Return of the Kings Audiobook, I find myself grateful for its existence – for how it allows us to reconnect with our sense of wonder and yearning for adventure. It reminds us why stories matter: they bind us together in shared experiences and ideals no matter how far apart we may physically be.

As I reached the end of this extraordinary tale – accompanied by Serkis’ poignant narration – I realized something profound: though this chapter closes on Frodo’s quest and Aragorn’s rise, Tolkien’s legacy remains undiminished by time or trend. We close one book only to open another because stories like these are eternal – they return to us again and again as kings among tales.

Eagerly awaiting our next narrative adventure – happy listening,


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  2. Love this book, and the audiobook definitively gives it credit. Just wanted to say that the two towers book is on the return of the king site.

  3. Hi! First off, thank you for posting these audiobooks! Secondly, it seems that the audiobooks separated out by chapter and include a dramatic reading/sound effects have been replaced by YouTube videos from a different version of audiobook. Is this permanent? Is there another link to the original audiobook format? Thanks!


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