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'''Simon Mario Reuel Tolkien''' ([[January 12]], [[1959]]) is the eldest son of [[Christopher Tolkien]] and grandson of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. He is the only child of Christopher's first marriage, to [[Faith Tolkien|Faith Faulconbridge]].
 
'''Simon Mario Reuel Tolkien''' ([[January 12]], [[1959]]) is the eldest son of [[Christopher Tolkien]] and grandson of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. He is the only child of Christopher's first marriage, to [[Faith Tolkien|Faith Faulconbridge]].
  
 
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He studied modern history at [[University of Oxford|Oxford]] and was a barrister in London, specializing in violent crime. Later, he moved to California with his wife, Tracy, and their two children. Tracy is known for the store in vintage clothing she had with her mother, ''Sternberg & Tolkien''.
 
He studied modern history at [[University of Oxford|Oxford]] and was a barrister in London, specializing in violent crime. Later, he moved to California with his wife, Tracy, and their two children. Tracy is known for the store in vintage clothing she had with her mother, ''Sternberg & Tolkien''.
  
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Simon Tolkien
Biographical information
BornJanuary 12, 1959
EducationOxford
OccupationAuthor
LocationCalifornia
WebsiteOfficial Website

Simon Mario Reuel Tolkien (January 12, 1959) is the eldest son of Christopher Tolkien and grandson of J.R.R. Tolkien. He is the only child of Christopher's first marriage, to Faith Faulconbridge.

Life

J.R.R. and Simon Tolkien

He studied modern history at Oxford and was a barrister in London, specializing in violent crime. Later, he moved to California with his wife, Tracy, and their two children. Tracy is known for the store in vintage clothing she had with her mother, Sternberg & Tolkien.

Simon Tolkien's first novel, The Stepmother (published in the United States as Final Witness), was published in 2003. The Inheritance, his second novel, was published on April 13th, 2010 by Minotaur Books.

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