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J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit Is Published (1937)

The Hobbit is a fantasy novel written by J.R.R. Tolkien, a professor of Anglo-Saxon and of English language and literature at Oxford University. Adapted from stories Tolkien told his kids, The Hobbit is recognized as a classic in children's literature but also attracts adult readers. Its sequel, The Lord of the Rings, is one of the 20th century's most popular and influential works of fantasy literature. What changes did Tolkien make to later editions of The Hobbit? More...
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J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit Is Published (1937)
The Hobbit is a fantasy novel written by J.R.R. Tolkien, a professor of Anglo-Saxon and of English language and literature at Oxford University. Adapted from stories Tolkien told his kids, The Hobbit is recognized as a classic in children's literature but also attracts adult readers. Its sequel, The Lord of the Rings, is one of the 20th century's most popular and influential works of fantasy literature.
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The Hobbit is a fantasy novel written by J.R.R. Tolkien, a professor of Anglo-Saxon and of English language and literature at Oxford University. Adapted from stories Tolkien told his kids, The Hobbit is recognized as a classic in children's literature but also attracts adult readers. Its sequel, The Lord of the Rings, is one of the 20th century's most popular and influential works of fantasy literature. What changes did Tolkien make to later editions of The Hobbit? http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/The+Hobbit
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The Hobbit is the first published novel by J.R.R. Tolkien set in Middle-earth. The book was first published on September 21, 1937, and is set in the years 2941 to 2942 of the Third Age before the events of The Lord of the Rings.[1] Initially intended as a standalone story for children, it was later realigned more into the Middle-earth legendarium by 1951 when a revised edition was released.
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What changes did he make...Think

To be in a position where the answer to be deemed as correct might be possible, the citation is needed first as enlightening the proper understanding of the correct answer. Under the part 'Concept and creation' there is a subtitle 'Influences'. Within 'Influences' it is possible to discern the following sentence, 'Tolkien wrote also of being impressed as a boy by Samuel Rutherford Crockett's historical novel The Black Douglas and of basing the Necromancer—Sauron—on its villain, Gilles de Retz'.
I like it. I really like it.
Gilles de Retz allegedly was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire best known for winning the classic 2000 Guineas in 1956.
Gilles de Rais, Baron de Rais, was a knight and lord from Brittany, Anjou and Poitou, a leader in the French army, and a companion-in-arms of Joan of Arc. He is best known for his reputation and later conviction as a confessed serial killer of children. While I had read many years ago the biography of Gilles de Rais regrettably, I did not know before about the cruel murderous Gilles de Retz.

I dare say, Tolkien lost his bet on horse and under influence of his material loss decided to make a reference to the winner the classic 2000 Guineas in 1956 removing every trace of former influences derived from Gilles de Rais.

Sas? Nic. Sassnitz. Rug, ja? Rugen. Telemark in Harzgerode.
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