WWI’s Battle of the Somme: JRR Tolkien’s Unlikely Inspiration for His ‘Middle Earth’

 

The Telegraph reports:

JRR Tolkien or John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, the Father of Modern Fantasy Literature, is well-known for his fantasy work “Middle Earth” which is the setting of his writings The Hobbit, The Silmarillion and the celebrated Lord of the Rings trilogy – The Hobbit and the latter being adapted into Hollywood films.

 

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