JRRT biography.

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JRRT biography.

Postby Mingbearer » Mon Mar 29, 2010 4:34 pm

I just spotted a copy of Tolkien's biography in my local library.

Well done to them for having a copy.

I've gone to the Eagle and Child quite a few times, and it's quiet: lacking in students (hooray!) and even more lacking in tourists (hooray! hooray!).

I wonder if JRRT ever did a 'Boromir' there at closing time. 'Here comes C.S. Lewis! It must be Tuesday!'

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Re: JRRT biography.

Postby shireling » Mon Dec 08, 2014 6:09 pm

Why Tolkien wrote The Hobbit. A 1968 interview:

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/201408 ... the-hobbit

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