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J.R.R. Tolkien: Master of Imaginary Worlds

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J.R.R. Tolkien is one of the most popular authors in modern-day publishing. Since it was first published in 1937, Tolkien's The Hobbit has stayed in print continuously and has sold more than 40 million copies. Tolkien followed The Hobbit with his The Lord of the Rings trilogy, which boosted the genre of fantasy literature to new heights of popularity. Most recently, New Li ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Enslow Publishers
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Sean Mcguire
Oct 08, 2014 rated it liked it
I felt that this book was a good book as far as biographies go. The main thing that kept me reading is my deep love for J.R.R. Tolkien. He was such a great author, and an amazing linguist. Few people can make up their own languages, let alone create rules for the langues as well. He was a true genius.

I would recommend this to any young adult or adult who is interested in learning more about Tolkien.

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An excellent start to knowing the author, his personal struggle, and his body of work. Made me have greater patience and compassion around the art of fantasy storytelling.
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This biography sowed the life and story of the mind of the Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings
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Easy biography for fans of Middle Earth to acquire some background on Tolkien.
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Edward Willett is an award-winning author of science fiction, fantasy and non-fiction for both children and adults.

Born in Silver City, New Mexico, Willett lived in Bayard, New Mexico and Lubbock and Tulia, Texas, before moving to Weyburn, Saskatchewan with his family when he was eight years old.

He studied journalism at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, then returned to Weyburn as a reporter
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