War and the Works of J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Author : Janet Brennan Croft
  • Release Date : 01 July 2022
  • Publisher : Praeger Pub Text
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 175
  • ISBN 13 : UOM:39015059182074
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Book excerpt: Examines the role of war in Tolkien's life and works

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Publisher : Thomas Nelson
Genre : Religion
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Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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