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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Speculative Fiction Novels (35)
2018  The Fall of Gondolin
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2017  Beren and Lúthien
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2015  The Story of Kullervo
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2014  Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary, together with Sellic Spell
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2007  The Children of Húrin
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2003  The History of Middle-earth: Part One (The History of Middle-earth (omnibus editions), #1)
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2003  The History of Middle-earth: Part Two (The History of Middle-earth (omnibus editions), #2)
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2003  The History of Middle-earth: Part Three (The History of Middle-earth (omnibus editions), #3)
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1998  Roverandom
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1996  The Peoples of Middle-earth (The History of Middle-earth, #12)
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1994  The War of the Jewels (The History of Middle-earth, #11)
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1993  Morgoth's Ring (The History of Middle-earth, #10)
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1992  Sauron Defeated (The History of Middle-earth, #9)
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1990  The War of the Ring (The History of Middle-earth, #8)
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1989  The Treason of Isengard (The History of Middle-earth, #7)
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1988  The Return of the Shadow (The History of Middle-earth, #6)
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1987  The Lost Road and Other Writings (The History of Middle-earth, #5)
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1986  The Shaping of Middle-earth (The History of Middle-earth, #4)
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1985  The Lays of Beleriand (The History of Middle-earth, #3)
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1984  The Book of Lost Tales, Part Two (The History of Middle-earth, #2)
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1983  The Book of Lost Tales, Part One (The History of Middle-earth, #1)
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1982  Mr. Bliss
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1980  Unfinished Tales
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1977  The Silmarillion
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1976  The Father Christmas Letters
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1975  Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo
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1968  The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings)
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1967  Smith of Wootton Major
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1964  Tree and Leaf
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1962  The Adventures of Tom Bombadil
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1955  The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
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1954  The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
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1954  The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
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1949  Farmer Giles of Ham
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1937  The Hobbit
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Others non-spefi books (5)
2015  The Art of The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
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2013  The Fall of Arthur
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2011  The Art of the Hobbit
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2009  The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún
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1981  The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien
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