–  The Hindu

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“Then, while preparing for an event for former pupils of the school, we uncovered our own copy and I saw the two poems Mr. Hammond had been looking for.”

Two unseen works by the ‘Lord of the Rings’ author John Ronald Reuel Tolkien have been discovered in a 1936 copy of a school annual, over 40 years after his death.

’The Shadow Man’, and a Christmas poem called ‘Noel’, were found at Our Lady’s School in Oxfordshire.

Tolkien was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high—fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion.

It is thought Tolkien got to know the … read more here