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John D. Rateliff moved to Wisconsin in 1981 in order to work with the Tolkien manuscripts at Marquette University. He has been active in Tolkien scholarship for many years, delivering papers on Tolkien and the Inklings. While at Marquette, he assisted in the collation of their holdings with those Christopher Tolkien was editing for his History of Middle-earth series. A professional editor, he lives in the Seattle area with his wife and three cats, only one of whom is named after a Tolkien character.

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A Brief History of the Hobbit by John Rateliff, J. R. R. Tolkien
A Brief History of the Hobbit
John Rateliff, J. R. R. Tolkien
This brand new, shorter edition of the critically acclaimed work includes J.R.R. Tolkien's complete draft manuscript of 'The Hobbit', together with notes about its history, and is perfect for readers of all ages wishing to know more about how he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2015

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