His novel, "The Hobbit," was adapted in a stage production at the Fortune Theatre in London, England with Dudley Long, Clive Marlowe, and Tessa Crockett in the cast.
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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien | Tolkien
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The Hobbits are just rustic English people, made small in size because it reflects the generally small reach of their imagination.
Won the 'International Fantasy Award' in 1957 for his book 'The Lord of the Rings'. In 1973 he won the first 'Gandalf Award' (named after a character from his books) as Grandmaster (lifetime fantasy achivement). Posthumously he has been awarded the 'Locus Award' in 1978 for 'The Silmarillion' and the 'Mythopoeic Award' in 1981 for 'Unifinished Tales'. The 'Balrog Award' is also named after a ...
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