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Old 06-01-2017, 07:17 AM   #5
Zigūr
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Originally Posted by TheGreatElvenWarrior View Post
I actually don't know what Christopher Tolkien's career was, but he has been an awfully studious editor. I feel like the professor himself must have known that Christopher would be the best guardian of his works. Kudos to Christopher Tolkien for using his time to expand on his father's world.
To the best of my knowledge for at least part of his "working life" he was an academic, like his father, teaching English at New College for instance. I daresay others here know better than I do, though.
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