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Some Tolkien links for you

"And so here, once again, is my annual plea for a proper biography to replace the original volume written by Humphrey Carpenter as long ago as 1977 ... A N Wilson, among half-a-dozen suitable candidates, would do a splendid job and should be signed up forthwith."
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/tories-please-note-money-isnt-everything-8210311.html

"Tolkien fans at Frankfurt Book Fair"
http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/photos/7814617/Tolkien-fans-at-Frankfurt-Book-Fair

"An antiques dealer has gone on trial accused of selling books on eBay signed with fake autographs of public figures including Winston Churchill, Robert Louis Stevenson and Pablo Picasso ... Police also found the forged signatures of JRR Tolkien, Oliver Cromwell, Elizabeth I and Marie Antoinette at Mr Formhal's home, the court was told."
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-19888984

"Tolkien fan paints her fantasies"
http://www.simcoe.com/news/article/1517533--tolkien-fan-paints-her-fantasies

"'No decision is taken lightly. It's unbelievably painful at times trying to find the core essence of Tolkien...,' he said."
http://www.rappler.com/entertainment/14173-the-challenge-of-making-book-based-films

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curiouswombat
Oct. 14th, 2012 12:50 pm (UTC)
The fans at Frankfurt are certainly impressive - especially Gandalf.
wellinghall
Oct. 22nd, 2012 05:32 pm (UTC)
Yep!
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