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'''Humphrey Carpenter''' (1946 - 2005)
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'''Humphrey William Bouverie Carpenter''' ([[29 April]] [[1946]] – [[4 January]]  [[2005]]) wrote the authorised biography of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] published by [[Allen and Unwin]] in 1977, and helped edit ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'', published in [[1981]].
  
Carpenter wrote the Biography of J.R.R. Tolkien published by [[Allen and Unwin]] in 1977, as well as helped edit [[Tolkien's Letters]] (1981). He died at the young age of 58 from heart failure.
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He died at the young age of 58 from heart failure, a day after the anniversary of Tolkien's death. His final resting place is the [[Wolvercote Cemetery]].
  
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==Bibliography==
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===Books===
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*[[1977]]: ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography]]''
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*[[1978]]: ''[[The Inklings (book)|The Inklings]]''
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*[[1980]]: ''[[The Lord of the Rings Souvenir booklet commemorating twenty five years of its publication]]''
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*[[1981]]: ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]''
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===Articles===
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*[[1980]]: ''Minas Tirith Evening-Star'' 9, no. 2 (January 1980), pp.16-17
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** "[[A Dialogue: Discussion by Humphrey Carpenter, Professor George Sayer and Dr. Clyde S. Kilby|A Dialogue: Discussion by Humphrey Carpenter, Professor George Sayer and Dr. Clyde S. Kilby; recorded Sept. 29, 1979, Wheaton, Illinois]]"
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* [[2003]]: [[Christian History 78|''Christian History'', Issue 78]]
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** "The 'idol' speaks"
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===Other===
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*[[The Hobbit (1967 stage adaptation)|''The Hobbit'' (1967 stage adaptation)]]
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==See also==
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*[[Humphrey Carpenter 21 March 1967]] (letter from Tolkien)
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==External links==
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*[[Wikipedia:Humphrey Carpenter|Humphrey Carpenter on Wikipedia]]
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Revision as of 19:02, 21 December 2012

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Humphrey Carpenter
Biographical information
Born29 April 1946
Died4 January 2005
OccupationAuthor

Humphrey William Bouverie Carpenter (29 April 19464 January 2005) wrote the authorised biography of J.R.R. Tolkien published by Allen and Unwin in 1977, and helped edit The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, published in 1981.

He died at the young age of 58 from heart failure, a day after the anniversary of Tolkien's death. His final resting place is the Wolvercote Cemetery.

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