J.R.R. Tolkien: A Literary Sapling

JRR Tolkien

On the anniversary of his death

For the majority of people, 2nd September is as normal a day as any other. It follows after the 1st and precedes the 3rd.

However, for Tolkien readers, this date is of particular significance. Just as we celebrate the birth of John Ronald every 3rd of January, so do we recognise and honour the day he passed away in 1973. Continue reading “J.R.R. Tolkien: A Literary Sapling”

“Death is just another path …” Tolkien 1892-1973

JRR TolkienYesterday, September 2nd, marked the 41st anniversary since J.R.R. Tolkien passed away.

It most certainly would have been a sad day for friends and family to learn the news; but an even greater sorrow spread across the literary world. Continue reading ““Death is just another path …” Tolkien 1892-1973″