J. R. R. Tolkien: A Biography

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J. R. R. Tolkien: A Biography
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Dust wrapper of first edition
Author Humphrey Carpenter
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Biography
Publisher George Allen & Unwin
Publication date
May 5, 1977
Pages 330
ISBN 0-04-928037-6
OCLC 16381273

J. R. R. Tolkien: A Biography, written by Humphrey Carpenter, was first published in 1977. It is called the "authorized biography" of J. R. R. Tolkien, creator of The Lord of the Rings and many other works.[1] It was first published in London by George Allen & Unwin, then published in the United States by Houghton Mifflin Company. It has been reprinted many times since.

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