JRR Tolkien

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Pope Francis and J.R.R. Tolkien.

Pope Francis cites JRR Tolkien in essay on storytelling

May 27, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope referred to the ‘Lord of the Rings’ author in the afterword to a new book. Read more

20 Northmoor Road, Oxford, where JRR Tolkien lived with his family from 1930 to 1947.

Effort to buy and preserve Tolkien house in Oxford

Dec 4, 2020

Actors from the films trilogies the “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” have backed a campaign to turn the... Read more

'Kullervo marches to war' by Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

Incest, suicide, and murder: What we can expect from Tolkien’s dark new story

Aug 19, 2015

By Kate Veik

A previously unpublished short story by J.R.R. Tolkien will release in the U.K. next week, and it promises to give... Read more