Christopher Tolkien dead at 95

Christopher Tolkien dead at 95

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Christopher Tolkien, son of JRR Tolkien has died aged 95, the Tolkien Society reports. In a recent statement on twitter, they had this to say: “Christopher Tolkien has died at the age of 95. The Tolkien Society sends its deepest condolences to Baillie, Simon, Adam, Rachel and the whole Tolkien family.” image via tolkien society on twitter Christopher continued the legacy of his father, author of Lord of the Rings, after his death in 1973, and was an author of his own work. Having grown up listening to his father’s stories, fantasy was deeply ingrained in his life from an early …