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Tolkien and the Great War

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Tolkien and the Great War

‘To be caught in youth by 1914 was no less hideous an experience than in 1939 … by 1918 all but one of my close friends were dead’
(J.R.R.Tolkien)

Definitive biography tracing the origins of Middle-earth to Tolkien’s youth and his experiences in the First World War.

Described by A.N.Wilson (Evening Standard 2003) as ‘very much the best book about J.R.R. Tolkien that has yet been written’.

Read more about Tolkien and the Great War at John Garth’s website www.johngarth.co.uk

Title: Tolkien and the Great War
Subtitle:The Threshold of Middle-earth
Author: John Garth
Published by: Harper Collins
Year of Publication : 2004
Edition: This paperback edition 2004, 2nd imp
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Tolkien and the Great War by John Garth

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