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AutoMatters & More: 'Tolkien' – The Formative Years of the Author of 'The Hobbit’

AutoMatters & More: 'Tolkien' – The Formative Years of the Author of 'The Hobbit’

The movie poster for “Tolkien.” Courtesy

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien may be best known as the author of the books “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of The Rings” – rich, wonder-filled, intricately woven, epic and brilliant tales of fantasy and adventure. He envisioned and illustrated a world populated by wizards, hobbits, dragons and mythical beings that represent the best and most inspirational aspects of human nature, including our love of quests, self-sacrifice, strength that comes from camaraderie, and the hope that good, in the end, will defeat evil. He was a creative genius.

“Tolkien” (pronounced “TOL-KEEN”) paints an exquisitely visual and linguistic story,...

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