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'''''Sagan om Tolkien''''' (Swedish: ''The Fairy-tale of Tolkien'' or ''The Tolkien saga'') is a Swedish-language book by [[Åke Ohlmarks]], aftwerwards claimed by publishers (or the author?) to be the first biography in the world of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].<ref>[[Åke Ohlmarks|Ohlmarks, Åke]] (1978) ''[[Tolkiens arv]]'', see the jacket text and p.11.</ref> In any case, it was the first biography on Tolkien to be published in Sweden.
'''Sagan om Tolkien''' (Swedish: ''The Fairy-tale of Tolkien'') is a Swedish-language book by [[Åke Ohlmarks]], claimed by the publishers (or the author?) to be the first biography in the world of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].<ref>[[Åke Ohlmarks|Ohlmarks, Åke]] ''[[Tolkiens arv]]'', see the jacket text and p.11.</ref> In any case, it was the first biography on Tolkien to be published in Sweden.
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==From the back cover==
 
==From the back cover==
  
'''The Fairy-tale of Tolkien''' tells the story of the peculiar creator of the tales of the Ring. Professor Åke Ohlmarks - the Swedish translator of Tolkien - presents a portrait of J.R.R. Tolkien, covering his life and works. The book also provides a commentary to the trilogy - about its creation, languages and sources. It is the first Swedish biography centered on the greatest story-teller of our century.
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''The Fairy-tale of Tolkien'' tells the story of the peculiar creator of the tales of the Ring. Professor Åke Ohlmarks - the Swedish translator of Tolkien - presents a portrait of J.R.R. Tolkien, covering his life and works. The book also provides a commentary to the trilogy - about its creation, languages and sources. It is the first Swedish biography centered on the greatest story-teller of our century.
 
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Sagan om Tolkien
Sagan tolkien.jpg
AuthorÅke Ohlmarks
PublisherGebers
Released1972
FormatSoftcover
Pages245
ISBN91-20-03552-7

Sagan om Tolkien (Swedish: The Fairy-tale of Tolkien or The Tolkien saga) is a Swedish-language book by Åke Ohlmarks, aftwerwards claimed by publishers (or the author?) to be the first biography in the world of J.R.R. Tolkien.[1] In any case, it was the first biography on Tolkien to be published in Sweden.

[edit] From the back cover

The Fairy-tale of Tolkien tells the story of the peculiar creator of the tales of the Ring. Professor Åke Ohlmarks - the Swedish translator of Tolkien - presents a portrait of J.R.R. Tolkien, covering his life and works. The book also provides a commentary to the trilogy - about its creation, languages and sources. It is the first Swedish biography centered on the greatest story-teller of our century.

[Freely translated from Swedish]

[edit] References

  1. Ohlmarks, Åke (1978) Tolkiens arv, see the jacket text and p.11.