TOLKIEN


TOLKIEN: A Biography

a Non-Fiction Book by Michael White

Penguin Australia (Ringwood, VIC), November 2002 (reprint)
Paperback (304pp, 198x129mm) $22.95
isbn 0-3491-1620-2

This biography recounts Tolkien's early childhood in South Africa followed by his family's return to England after his banker father's death. Settling in the highly industrialized Birmingham of the 1890s, his surroundings would eventually lead to the inspiration for "The Lord of the Rings".




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