Contributor biographical information for The letters of J.R.R. Tolkien : a selection / edited by Humphrey Carpenter, with the assistence of Christopher Tolkien.

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Humphrey Carpenter, the author of THE BRIDESHEAD GENERATION and THE INKLINGS, among other books, was given unrestricted access to all of Tolkien's papers for his biography of Tolkien, J.R.R. TOLKIEN: A BIOGRAPHY.

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Tolkien, J. R. R. -- (John Ronald Reuel), -- 1892-1973 -- Correspondence.
Authors, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
Anglicists -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.
Fantasy literature -- Authorship.
Middle Earth (Imaginary place)