How Many Words Is Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien?
Nov 05, 2022
The Lord of the Rings is a beloved fantasy novel and film adaptation, written by British author and scholar J.R.R. Tolkien.
The story is divided into four parts, which correspond to four books: The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King. When combined, the total word count of the Lord of the Rings series is 550,147 words.
Here are the detailed word counts of the four books:
|STT||The Lord of the Rings series||Word Count|
|2||The Fellowship of the Ring||177,227|
|3||The Two Towers||143,436|
|4||The Return of the King||134,462|