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J.R.R. Tolkien MAESTRO! Lord, Sherlock, Gandalf, The Hobbit, Oscar Wilde, Roman, Doctor Who, Jackson, Terry Pratchett

$5 million Died: September 2, 1973 Age: 81 Tolkien falls off our list this year but if The Hobbit, which is now a three-part movie, is as big a hit as Warner Bros. is hoping it will be, he’ll be back next year. Tolkien’s influence can be felt in more than just the endless movie versions of his films. HBO’s Game of Thrones started out as Lord of the Rings fan fiction.

Ahsoka Tano
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I'm a freelance translator from Turkey. I love books, literature, movies, music, photography, art, depth of field, nature, lakes, rivers, sea, trees, butterflies, swans, birds, flowers, cottages, vintage photographs, solitude, daydreams, travelling,... Other places you can find me: sinematik-frailsoul-womenreadingmubi-blog-flickr-instagram-lastfm

Tolkien Can Draw? Who Knew! 7 Beautiful Hobbit Illustrations (PHOTOS) The Hobbit, Lotr Art, Lord Of The Rings, Hobbit House, Houghton Mifflin, Tolkien Artwork, Tolkien Drawings, Tove Jansson, Fantasy

Friday is the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Hobbit. Turns out, J.R.R. Tolkien was also an accomplished amateur artist. He made drawings and painted color plates of some scenes from the novel. Here are seven beautiful illustrations he made, collected in The Art of the Hobbit.

Taylor Verrett

“It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.” My sweet blogging friend Arwen (whose blog is private, so no links I fear) has put together an absolutely brilliant Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit tag and passed it my way. I may have squeed with excitement a teeny bit. Naturally. Thank you so much, Arwen! Off we go then, to roads unknown and adventures grand! Erm. . .I mean to…

Megan Phillipps

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