“Never laugh at live dragons.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien
born in Bloemfontein, South Africa January 03, 1892
died September 02, 1973
genre Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Children's
About this author
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE, was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the high fantasy classic works The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings .
Tolkien was Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford from 1925 to 1945, and Merton Professor of English language and literature from 1945 to 1959. He was a close friend of C.S. Lewis.