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JRR Tolkien

Short History of (JRR Tolkien)


JRR Tolkien (1892-1973) was orphaned at the age of 10 and a catholic priest became his guardian,

Tolkien’s childhood and the influence of his mother before she died—she home schooled him for a time—in encouraging his reading and imagination is one of the topics explored in this podcast.

Tolkien’s wartime experience, marriage to Edith and his children acting as his first audience for his now beloved stories are others.

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