His novel, "The Lord of the Rings," was adapted by A.R. Rahman/Varttina, and Christopher Nightingale in a musical stage adaptation at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England with James Loye, Malcolm Storry, Terence Frisch, Petre Howe, Owen Sharpe, Richard Henders, Brian Protheroe, Jerome Paden, Andrew Jarvis, Michael ...
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"American English is essentially English after having been wiped off with a dirty sponge." - from a letter in 1953 to Robert Murray, a Jesuit priest, in the book, 'The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien' (1981)
While writing the Lord of the Rings, he originally intended for Aragorn to marry Éowyn, but later decided to have her marry Faramir and created the Arwen character for Aragorn.
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