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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I am in fact a hobbit in all but size. I like gardens, trees, and unmechanized farmlands; I smoke a pipe, and like good plain food...and even dare to wear in these dull days, ornamental waistcoats...
Colleagues urged him to submit his elvish alphabet for consideration to win a prize established by George Bernard Shaw
for the creation of a phonetically consistent alphabet for English. He declined to do so, another example of his reluctance to exploit his creation.
Tweed jacket and pipe