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After Tolkien's death, his son Christopher published a series of works based on his father's extensive notes and unpublished manuscripts, including The Silmarillion.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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Nay! Alas for us all! And for all that walk in the w...

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The treacherous are ever distrustful.

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For a while the hobbits continued to talk and think ...

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May it be a light to you in dark places, when all ot...

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All we have to decide is what to do with the time th...

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It is not despair, for despair is only for those who...

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Above all shadows rides the Sunand Stars for ever dw...

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There are some things that it is better to begin tha...

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Faithless is he that says farewell when the road dar...

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I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestatio...

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A hunted man sometimes wearies of distrust and longs...

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He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has le...

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After all, I believe that legends and myths are larg...

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But it does not seem that I can trust anyone,' said ...

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Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a ...

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The Road goes ever on and onDown from the door where...

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Out of doubt, out of dark to the day's risingI came ...

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

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He never had any real hope in the affair from the be...

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Then hope unlooked-for came so suddenly to Eomer's h...

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