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The Lord of the Rings: J.R.R. Tolkien vs the Modern Age

The Lord of the Rings: J.R.R. Tolkien vs the Modern Age

by David Brin

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Hugo and Nebula Award-winning science fiction author and futurist David Brin skewers Tolkien as an elitist reactionary. Must reading for anyone interested in LOTR, science, the Enlightenment, tolerance, or skepticism. Excerpted from THROUGH STRANGER EYES (paperback, Nimble 2008).

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BN ID: 2940012589903
Publisher: Nimble Books LLC
Publication date: 05/27/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 18
File size: 18 KB

About the Author

David Brin (b.1950) is an American scientist and award-winning author of science fiction. He is the author of several books including Sundiver and Startide Rising —part of his Uplift series. His award-winning novel The Postman was adapted as a feature film and starred Kevin Costner in 1997. Brin's nonfiction book The Transparent Society won the Freedom of Speech Award of the American Library Association and the McGannon Communication Award.

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