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J. R. R. Tolkien (1892—1973) writer and philologist


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Lord of the Rings

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J. R. R. Tolkien's huge mythopoeic novel, which first appeared in three volumes in 1954–5. It tells the story of the heroic and finally successful struggle to destroy a powerful ...

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