JRR Tolkien died 1973. He was an Oxford professor of Anglo-Saxon language 1925-1945, during which time he completed and published The Hobbit (1937). The three volumes of Lord of the Rings were published 1954-55. Read books by J R R Tolkien
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Carol Birch - Author
Carol Birch is the author of nine previous novels including Scapegallows and Turn Again Home, which was longlisted for the Booker Prize. She has won the Geoffrey Faber Award and the David Higham Award. She lives in Lancashire.
Jamrach's Menagerie Carol Birch
One of our Great Reads you may have missed in 2011.
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011.
Shortlisted for the Galaxy UK Author of the Year Award 2011.
A Richard and Judy Autumn Read 2011.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2011