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J.R.R. Tolkien: The Man Who Created the Lord of the Rings
     

J.R.R. Tolkien: The Man Who Created the Lord of the Rings

by Michael Coren
 

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J. R. R. Tolkien, the beloved author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, is consistently voted the finest writer in the English language. In this lavishly illustrated biography, author Michael Coren tells the story of the man behind the books.

From his early days in South Africa and the untimely death of his parents, to his Oxford years and his long,

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J. R. R. Tolkien, the beloved author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, is consistently voted the finest writer in the English language. In this lavishly illustrated biography, author Michael Coren tells the story of the man behind the books.

From his early days in South Africa and the untimely death of his parents, to his Oxford years and his long, loving years with his wife and children, Tolkien's life was coloured by his extra-ordinary imagination. Tolkien continues to inspire generation after generation of readers through the complexity and vividness of his creations. J. R. R. Tolkien is a timely and insightful look at the man behind the classics, suitable for all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550050875
Publisher:
Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date:
06/29/2004
Pages:
135
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Coren is a columnist, author, and broadcaster. He is the host of "Michael Coren Live" on CTS TV, the host of "The Michael Coren Show" on CFRB 1010, and has a weekly syndicated newspaper column published by the Sun Media Group. He is also the author of 10 books, including biographies of H. G. Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle, and C. S. Lewis. He lives in Burlington, ON.

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