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Science Fiction & Fantasy
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|A new one-volume hardback edition of the first five books in The History of Middle-earth.|
|Date of Publication||06/01/2003|
|Genre||Science Fiction & Fantasy|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Country of Publication||United Kingdom|
|Imprint||HarperCollins Publishers Ltd|
|Content Note||With index|
|Author Biography||Christopher Tolkien, born on 21 November 1924, is the third son of J.R.R. Tolkien. During the Second World War he served in the Royal Air Force and the Fleet Air Arm as a pilot. At the end of the war he returned to Oxford University, and became a fellow of New College and tutor in English in 1964, lecturing in the University on early English and northern literature. Appointed by J.R.R. Tolkien to be his literary executor, he has devoted himself since his father's death in 1973 to the editing and publication of unpublished writings, notably The Silmarillion and the collections entitled Unfinished Tales and The History of Middle-earth. Since 1975 he has live in France with his wife Baillie.|
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