AUTHOR | J. R. R. TOLKIEN



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J. R. R. Tolkien | Fantasy, high fantasy, translation, literary criticism



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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE FRSL was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.
He served as the Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon and Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford, from 1925 to 1945 and Merton Professor of English Language and Literature and Fellow of Merton College, Oxford from 1945 to 1959. He was at one time a close friend of C. S. Lewis—they were both members of the informal literary discussion group known as the Inklings. Tolkien was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II on 28 March 1972.
After Tolkien's death, his son Christopher published a series of works based on his father's extensive notes and unpublished manuscripts, including The Silmarillion. These, together with The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings form a connected body of tales, poems, fictional histories


Born: 1892-01-03

Born in: Bloemfontein, Orange Free State

Died: 1973-09-02







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You can trust us to stick to you through thick and t...

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Have you thought of an ending?''Yes, several, and al...

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Elen sÍla lúmenn' omentielvo

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At that moment there was a knock on the door, and Sa...

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I will not debate with you Dark Elf. By the swords o...

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The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there a...

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Being a cheerful hobbit, he had not needed hope, as ...

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I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestatio...

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Oh! That was poetry!' said Pippin. 'Do you really me...

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Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deser...

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There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark to...

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All that is gold does not glitter,Not all those who ...

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I wish it need not have happened in my time,' said F...

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I will take the Ring', he said, 'though I do not kno...

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It is wisdom to recognize necessity when all other c...

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The world was fair, the mountains tallIn Elder Days ...

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There are many things in the deep waters; and seas a...

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I am glad you are here with me. Here at the end of a...

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I don't know half of you half as well as I should li...

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Courage is found in unlikely places.

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