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End Her Life Men In Her Life
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J R R Middle Earth
1,077 wordsJohn Ronald Reuel Tolkien, creator of a world. When someone who knows Tolkien is asked about his works, one thought comes to mind, Middle Earth. This was the playground in his mind that such vivid descriptions of fantasy lands came from. It is the base of his most well known stories, where dreams are just the norm. J. R. R. may owe much of his success to his diverse beginnings. On April 16, 1891, Mabel Suffield and Arthur Reuel Tolkien were married in Bloemfontein, South Africa. They soon gave b...
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