JRR Tolkien

Not All Who Wander

"Not all those who wander are lost" is a line from the poem "All that is gold does not glitter", written by J. R. R. Tolkien for The Lord of the Rings. J. R. R. Tolkien was born 3 January 1892, and died 2 September 1973.
J.R.R. Tolkien

Literary Birthday – 3 January – J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien was born 3 January 1892, and died 2 September 1973 J.R.R. Tolkien: 10 Quotes I desired dragons with a profound desire. Of course, I in my timid body did not wish to have them in the neighbourhood. But the world that contained even the imagination…

J. R. R. Tolkien’s response to the Nazis

J. R. R. Tolkien’s response to the Nazis In 1938, some months after the initial publication of The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien and his British publisher, Stanley Unwin, opened talks with Rütten & Loening, a Berlin-based publishing house who were keen to translate the novel for the German market. All…

Writers In Wartime

Writers in Wartime Ernest Hemingway, Ambulance Driver - WW1 Kurt Vonnegut, Infantryman/Scout - WW2 Tim O’Brien, Infantryman - Vietnam Evelyn Waugh, Royal Marines/Special Operations Executive - WW2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Signals Officer Infantry - WW1 Roald Dahl, Fighter Pilot - WW2 (Source: myimaginarybrooklyn)
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