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The Tolkien Family Album
This biography of Tolkien looks at the family details of the author's life. It tells of his love affair with Edith Bratt, and the dramatic circumstances of their relationship and eventual marriage; of Tolkien's experiences in World War I; of the birth of his children; his academic career, and of the writing of the books that made him a household name all over the world. Th ...more
Hardcover, 90 pages
Published January 3rd 1992 by Houghton Mifflin
(first published January 1st 1992)
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John Francis Reuel Tolkien (1917–2003) was the eldest son of J.R.R. Tolkien. He was born in Cheltenham on 16 November 1917. He was educated at the Dragon School, Oxford and The Oratory School in Caversham, Berkshire where in his final year he decided to become a priest. On the advice of the Archbishop he decided to go to college to study English and joined Exeter College, Oxford from where he rec ...moreMore about John Francis R. Tolkien...