Introduction to J.R.R. Tolkien

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In 1892, J. R. R. Tolkien was born Joseph Ronald Reuel Tolkien in what is today Free State Province in South Africa. During his early years, his father worked as a manager of a British bank’s South African office. His father died when he was three; Tolkien, his mother, and brother moved … Read more

Introduction to Ray Bradbury

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Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois, on August 22,1920. He had a good childhood, supported and loved by his extended family. Waukegan would supply the inspiration for many of Bradbury’s writings, where it was fictionalized as “Green Town”. Beginnings Also at 14, Bradbury received his first pay as a writer when comedian, … Read more