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J R R Tolkien

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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE (/ ' t l k i n / ; [ a ] 3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion .

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Quote Left The board is set, the pieces are moving. We come to it at last... The great battle of our time. Quote Right
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Quote Left If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. Quote Right
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Quote Left Tre ringar för älvkonungarnas makt högt i det blå, sju för dvärgarnas furstar i salar av sten, nio för de dödliga, som köttets väg skall gå, en för mörkrets herre i ondskans dunkla sken i Mordorslandets hisnande gruva. En ring att sämja dem, en ring att främja dem, en ring att djupt i mörkrets vida riken tämja dem - i Mordors land, där skuggorna ruva. Quote Right
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Quote Left For though I do not ask for aid, we need it. Quote Right
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Quote Left I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and always have done since I grew old and wary enough to detect its presence Quote Right
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