‘The Two Towers’ continues Tolkien’s epic story as the Three Hunters, consisting of Gimli, Legolas, and Aragorn push themselves to hunt down the orcs who took Merry and Pippin. To the East, the Ringbearer and his faithful servant Sam face new challenges and perils as they make their way to Mordor.
‘The Two Towers’ was part of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ compendium written by J.R.R. Tolkien between 1937-49. It has gone on to influence the formation of the fantasy genre and has had a profound effect on literature itself.
In ‘The Two Towers’ author J.R.R. Tolkien displays a deep understanding of deep-seated human emotions. He shows this mastery through his exploration of themes like duty, fellowship, and decay.
‘The Two Towers’ begins with the Scattering of the Fellowship. Each member must face new and unique perils and challenges. The members of the Fellowship must each find their place in determining the fate of Middle-earth.
‘The Two Towers’ continues the story of the adventures of the Ringbearer and the Fellowship. The book marks the start of a dire time in the lives of the Fellowship. The War of the Ring begins in earnest, and Gandalf and the Three Hunters are caught in the middle. While in the east Frodo and Sam face many dangers as they seek for a safer way into Mordor.
‘The Two Towers’ is the second installation in J.R.R. Tolkien’s celebrated trilogy. The members of the Fellowship, Aragon, Gimli, and Legolas chase after the Orcs who took Merry and Pippin, while Frodo and Sam continue their journey to Mordor.