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J.R.R. Tolkien: Architect of Middle Earth : A Biography Daniel Grotta

J.R.R. Tolkien: Architect of Middle Earth : A Biography

Daniel Grotta

Published August 1st 1976
ISBN : 9780914294283
Paperback
165 pages
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J.R.R. Tolkien is one of this centurys most beloved and enigmatic writers. Yet, surprisingly, little is known about the personal life of the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. After a traumatic childhood, Tolkien experienced the bloodyMoreJ.R.R. Tolkien is one of this centurys most beloved and enigmatic writers. Yet, surprisingly, little is known about the personal life of the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. After a traumatic childhood, Tolkien experienced the bloody trenches of World War I as a young soldier. He lived most of his life as an Oxford scholar in the surrounds of a cloistered academic community. 15 full-color illustrations.