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Tolkien’s Spy Past Inspires Hunt For Hobbit, Rings Spooks

September 19, 2009 at 4:23 pm by xoanon  - 

WIRED.com: J.R.R. Tolkien 1916J.R.R. Tolkien was a leading scholar of the English language’s Anglo-Saxon roots, and he invented entire languages for his legendary Middle Earth narratives. According to a new restricted exhibit at Britain’s intelligence-agency Government Communications Headquarters, the acclaimed author and philologist also trained to crack a few languages at the top-secret Government Code and Cypher School before World War II. More..

Posted in J.R.R. Tolkien, Tolkien on September 19, 2009 by

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