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After Tolkien's death, his son Christopher published a series of works based on his father's extensive notes and unpublished manuscripts, including The Silmarillion.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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Children are meant to grow up, and not to become Pet...

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Courage is found in unlikely places.

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Indeed if fish had fish-lore and Wise-fish, it is pr...

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Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.

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Criticism - however valid or intellectually engaging...

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Ónen i-estel edain, ú-chebin estel anim.(I gave Ho...

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It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your doo...

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You can't trust us to let you face trouble alone.

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You renounce your friendship even in the hour of our...

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I do not know what is happening. The reason of my wa...

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End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just...

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It's the job that's never started as takes longest t...

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The day will bring hope for me,' said Aragorn. 'Is i...

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Your time may come. Do not be too sad, Sam. You cann...

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There is more in you of good than you know, child of...

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In this hour, I do not believe that any darkness wil...

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For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierce...

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Wizards are always troubled about the future.

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Far over misty mountains coldTo dungeons deep and ca...

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I have spoken words of hope. But only of hope. Hope ...

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