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Lord of the Rings
by J.R.R. Tolkein

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Kindle Edition published 2009-04-17
Bestseller ranking: 786

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All three parts of the epic masterpiece combined in one definitive edition of the text.

Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power - the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring - the ring that rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. In a sleepy village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task, as the Ring is entrusted to his care. He must leave his home and make a perilous journey across the realms of Middle-earth to the Crack of Doom, deep inside the territories of the Dark Lord. There he must destroy the Ring forever and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose. Since it was first published in 1954, The Lord of the Rings has been a book people have treasured. Steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness, its sweeping fantasy has touched the hearts of young and old alike.

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Why doesn't the Kindle boards embrace the dash?
« on: February 27, 2017, 02:56:15 AM »
  For years I couldn't figure out how to create a dash on my PC, and I used a double-hyphen as a substitute. Then one day I went into the character map and learned the command, and ever after I have been proud to use an actual dash in my articles; comments on message boards, and even Facebook posts. I use a dash wherever I type, all except for the Kindle Boards.
  For some reason, here a dash appears as a black diamond with a funny symbol inside, so I always have to edit it back to the double-hyphen. Wouldn't it be nice if people here could use a dash?
  Be nice to the dash.  :'(
 

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Re: Why doesn't the Kindle boards embrace the dash?
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2017, 01:09:51 PM »
The KBoards forum software has a known problem with non-ASCII characters that unfortunately has resisted resolution to date.  :(

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Re: Why doesn't the Kindle boards embrace the dash?
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2017, 09:56:16 PM »
The computers are resisting us I thought we were in charge.
Bah, there goes my dash again.

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