The authoritative exploration of the man behind Middle Earth. From Tolkien’s Bletchley Park connection to the ‘publishing risk’ of The Lord of the Rings, this latest addition to the Amazing & Extraordinary series explores J.R.R.Tolkien’s inventiveness, the sources of his inspiration and the fellowship of his fan base. Brimming with strange and amusing facts, Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: J.R.R Tolkien explores all aspects of the incredible Tolkien phenomenon. Brief, accessible and entertaining pieces on a wide variety of subjects makes it the perfect book to dip in to. The amazing and extraordinary facts series presents interesting, surprising and little-known facts and stories about a wide range of topics which are guaranteed to inform, absorb and entertain in equal measure.