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This page is a list of books that inspired J.R.R. Tolkien, that is, books and other publications known to have inspired J.R.R. Tolkien.

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  • The Princess and the Goblin
  • The Princess and Curtie by George MacDonald
  • The Red fairy book by Andrew lang
  • Stories for my Children by E.H. Knatchbull=Hugessen
  • The Marvellous Land of Snergs
  • Volsungasaga * procurar THE STORY OF THE VOLSUNGS translated by William morris
  • Prose or younger edda
  • Kalevala translated by W.F. Kirby
  • The Black Douglas by S. R. Crockett
  • The lost explorers: a tale of the trackless desert by Alexander macdonald
  • Scoutingfor buller by Herbert hayens
  • The house of the wolfing by William morris
  • The life and death of Jason by William morris
  • The Roots of the Mountains by William Morris

15. The Book of Wonder by Lord Dunsany

16. A Voyage to Arcturus, by David Lindsay

17. The Worm Ouroboros by Eric Rücker Eddison

18. Aprimer of the gothic language by joseph wright

19. Thefifth book of Thucydides -- greek version

20. Literaehumaniores

21. Afinish grammar by CNE eliot

22. Awelsh grammar by sir john morris jones

23. She: A History of Adventure by H. Rider Haggard

24. Beowulf

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