[tohl-keen, tol-]
J(ohn) R(onald) R(euel) [roo-uhl] , 1892–1973, English novelist, philologist, and teacher, born in South Africa. Unabridged
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Tolkien (ˈtɒlkiːn)
J(ohn) R(onald) R(euel). 1892--1973, British philologist and writer, born in South Africa. He is best known for The Hobbit (1937), the trilogy The Lord of the Rings (1954--55), and the posthumously published The Silmarillion (1977)

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