J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
I always enjoy reading about the lives of my favorite authors. I found this one particularly sad because of Tolkien's courtship of his wife; the willful obstruction of his mentor, a Catholic priest; and his acquiescence to the situation.
This review is based upon the first edition which was written in 1977. This biography is fair and gives a vivid detail of not only the life of Tolkien but also the times and events that shaped the man. I would have liked to have seen more into the light of his religion as well as the depth of his re...
This book was a pleasure to read. I read it sometime after completing the LOTR volumes, and it comforted me to linger just a bit in Tolkien's world.
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