English fantasy writer J.R.R. Tolkien wrote about Middle Earth and the mythical creatures who inhabited that fictional land. His works have become science fiction cult classics and, despite some controversy and criticism, remain favorites of children and adults.
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Fantastic fiction, English
Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
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