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Old 06-03-2002, 04:03 PM   #23
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Humphrey Carpenter's authorized biography of Tolkien is, I believe, a fair and elegant treatment of JRRT's life. The same author wrote a "biography" of the Inklings. If you can get a copy (try your public library), it's well worth the read.
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