J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on 1892 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. After serving in the First World War, he embarked upon academic career and was recognized as one of the finest philologists in the world. He was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959.

Tolkien is the creator of Middle-earth and author of the great modern classic, his epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien died in 1973 at the age of 81.

Updated November 25, 2014




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Books by J. R. R. Tolkien
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Series by J. R. R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings (4 books)
The History of Middle-earth (12 books)
Tales of Middle-Earth (4 books)

Speculative Fiction Books

(Tales of Middle-Earth)
2022 | fantasy, high fantasy
(Tales of Middle-Earth)
2018 | fantasy, high fantasy
(Tales of Middle-Earth)
2017 | fantasy, high fantasy
2015 | fantasy
2015 | fantasy, non-fiction
(Tales of Middle-Earth)
2007 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The History of Middle-earth (omnibus editions) #3 / 3)
2003 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth (omnibus editions) #2 / 3)
2003 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth (omnibus editions) #1 / 3)
2003 | fantasy, non-fiction
1998 | fantasy, animal fantasy, childrens
(The History of Middle-earth #12 / 12)
1996 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #11 / 12)
1994 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #10 / 12)
1993 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #9 / 12)
1992 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #8 / 12)
1990 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #7 / 12)
1989 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #6 / 12)
1988 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #5 / 12)
1987 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #4 / 12)
1986 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #3 / 12)
1985 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #2 / 12)
1984 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #1 / 12)
1983 | fantasy, non-fiction
1982 | fantasy, childrens
1980 | fantasy, high fantasy
1977 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Lord of the Rings)
1968 | fantasy, high fantasy, collection
1967 | fantasy, childrens
1964 | fantasy, non-fiction, short stories
1962 | fantasy, short stories
(The Lord of the Rings #3 / 3)
1955 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Lord of the Rings #2 / 3)
1954 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Lord of the Rings #1 / 3)
1954 | fantasy, high fantasy
1949 | fantasy, childrens
1937 | fantasy, childrens

Fictions and Others