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J.R.R. Tolkien

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A biography of J R R Tolkien, scholar and author of 'The Lord of the Rings'.
In recent years several million readers around the world have delighted in the Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Very little has been written about their creator, the late Professor John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. In this full-length, authorised biography Humphrey Carpenter tells the story of Tolkien's remarkable life.
Drawing upon all of Tolkien's private papers, diaries and manuscripts and interviews with his family and friends, Humphrey Carpenter builds up a fascinating portrait. He traces Tolkien's childhood, adolescence and war service and recounts how he achieved high repute as a scholar and university teacher.

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Author(s):
Humphrey Carpenter
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0049280392
ISBN-13:
9780049280397
Number of pages:
287
Publisher:
Unwin Paperbacks

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A biography of J R R Tolkien, scholar and author of 'The Lord of the Rings'.
In recent years several million readers around the world have delighted in the Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Very little has been written about their creator, the late Professor John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. In this full-length, authorised biography Humphrey Carpenter tells the story of Tolkien's remarkable life.
Drawing upon all of Tolkien's private papers, diaries and manuscripts and interviews with his family and friends, Humphrey Carpenter builds up a fascinating portrait. He traces Tolkien's childhood, adolescence and war service and recounts how he achieved high repute as a scholar and university teacher.

Author(s):
Humphrey Carpenter
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0049280392
ISBN-13:
9780049280397
Number of pages:
287
Publisher:
Unwin Paperbacks

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