The biggest genius when it comes to writing... Knew many languages and wrote many books in his days... Best known for Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit. Many people very thankful for his works...
"Hey what Tolkien books have you read?"
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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. Acclaimed British author and philologist. Born 1892, died 1973, aged 81. As well as holding the position of Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford University twice, Tolkien authored what many consider to be the greatest book of the 20th Century, 'The Lord of the Rings'. His next most famous work is 'The Hobbit' and he also published various other poems and short stories. 'The Silmarillion' was published posthumously (based on previously unpublished work) by Tolkien's third son Christopher, along with 'The Letters Of J.R.R. Tolkien' and various other books dealing with Tolkien's mythology.
Q: Who wrote the Lord Of The Rings?
A: J.R.R. Tolkien.
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Author of the classic fantasy novels Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. His full name is "John Ronald Reuel Tolkien." He was born in South Africa in 1892, but grew up in England, and died there in 1973. Aside from writing, he was a linguist and a professor of Old English at Oxford University.
Have you read these books by J.R.R. Tolkien?
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an artist and a genius. Known for the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Pretty much awesonme dude. Wish I could have met him before he died.
Guy: Who's that Tolkien guy?
Girl: You don't know? Let's go to my nerd lair and find out.
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Now famous 20th century fantasy author (1892-1973), professor and literary and linguistic scholar. Most notably known for his books The Hobbit (or There and Back Again), originally written as a children's book published in 1937, and The Lord of The Rings Trilogy. He also wrote Farmer Giles of Ham, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.
J.R.R. Tolkien is commonly referred to as the 'Father of Modern Fantasy Adventure' novels.
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john ronald raoule tolekien. groundbreaking fantasy author of mid-twentieth century; mostly known for "the lord of the rings" series and "the hobbit."
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