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Tolkien exhibit looks into a vast imagination

June 13, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, journalism, writers.

In 1930 J.R.R. Tolkien, a veteran of the trenches in World War I and by then a professor at Oxford University, was marking student papers when he noticed that one of the exam books had a blank page at the end. On that page he wrote: “In a hole in the ground there lived a Hobbit.” • Read More »

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