J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography

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The original authorised biography, and the only one written by an author who actually met J.R.R. Tolkien, reissued to mark Tolkien's 125th Anniversary. In more than 40 years since Tolkien's death in September 1973, millions have read The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion and become fascinated about the very private man behind the books. Born in Bloemfontein in January 1892, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was orphaned in childhood, brought up in near-poverty and almost thwarted in adolescent romance. He served in ...

J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography 2000, Mariner Books, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618057023

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J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography 1988, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780395486764

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J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography 1987, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780049280700

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