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.


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Books by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Hobbit 8.38   916
Farmer Giles of Ham 6.60   133
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings #1) 8.72   547
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings #2) 8.96   426
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings #3) 9.10   410
The Adventures of Tom Bombadil 6.72   51
Tree and Leaf 7.46   89
Smith of Wootton Major 6.70   103
The Lord of the Rings 9.08   880
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo 9.00   2
The Father Christmas Letters 7.32   38
The Silmarillion 8.12   463
Unfinished Tales 7.76   214
The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien 7.36   25
Mr. Bliss 6.04   57
The Book of Lost Tales, Part One (The History of Middle-earth #1) 7.00   9
The Book of Lost Tales, Part Two (The History of Middle-earth #2) 7.34   6
The Lays of Beleriand (The History of Middle-earth #3) 7.34   3
The Shaping of Middle-earth (The History of Middle-earth #4) 7.50   4
The Lost Road and Other Writings (The History of Middle-earth #5) 7.34   3
The Return of the Shadow (The History of Middle-earth #6) 7.20   5
The Treason of Isengard (The History of Middle-earth #7) 7.34   3
The War of the Ring (The History of Middle-earth #8) 7.34   3
Sauron Defeated (The History of Middle-earth #9) 7.00   2
Morgoth's Ring (The History of Middle-earth #10) 8.00   1
The War of the Jewels (The History of Middle-earth #11) 8.00   1
The Peoples of Middle-earth (The History of Middle-earth #12) 7.50   4
Roverandom 7.14   158
The History of Middle-earth: Part One (The History of Middle-earth (omnibus editions) #1) 7.00   2
The History of Middle-earth: Part Two (The History of Middle-earth (omnibus editions) #2) 8.00   1
The History of Middle-earth: Part Three (The History of Middle-earth (omnibus editions) #3) 8.00   1
The Children of Húrin 7.98   214
The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún 8.66   3
The Art of the Hobbit 7.76   17
The Fall of Arthur 8.00   1
Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary, together with Sellic Spell N/A
A Brief History of The Hobbit N/A
The Story of Kullervo 6.12   27
The Art of The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien 7.78   9
Beren and Lúthien 9.00   1
The Fall of Gondolin 8.00   13
The Nature of Middle-earth 8.50   4
The Fall of Númenor 8.50   2

Speculative Fiction Novels (37)

(Tales of Middle-Earth)
2022 | fantasy > high fantasy | Release date November 15, 2022
(Tales of Middle-Earth)
2018 | fantasy > high fantasy
(Tales of Middle-Earth)
2017 | fantasy > high fantasy

2015 | fantasy

2015 | fantasy, non-fiction

2014 | fantasy, non-fiction
(Tales of Middle-Earth)
2007 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The History of Middle-earth (omnibus editions) #3)
2003 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth (omnibus editions) #2)
2003 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth (omnibus editions) #1)
2003 | fantasy, non-fiction

1998 | fantasy > animal fantasy, childrens
(The History of Middle-earth #12)
1996 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #11)
1994 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #10)
1993 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #9)
1992 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #8)
1990 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #7)
1989 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #6)
1988 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #5)
1987 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #4)
1986 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #3)
1985 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #2)
1984 | fantasy, non-fiction
(The History of Middle-earth #1)
1983 | fantasy, non-fiction

1982 | fantasy, childrens

1980 | fantasy > high fantasy

1977 | fantasy > high fantasy

1976 | fantasy

1975 | 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)
1955 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Lord of the Rings #2)
1954 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Lord of the Rings #1)
1954 | fantasy > high fantasy

1949 | fantasy, childrens

1937 | fantasy, childrens

Others non-spefi books (6)


2021 | non-fiction

2015 | non-fiction

2013 | mainstream

2011 | non-fiction

2009 | mainstream

1981 | non-fiction