People/Characters: Rayner Unwin

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J. R. R. Tolkien by Mark Horne
J. R. R. Tolkien: Architect of Middle Earth by Daniel Grotta
The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide, Volume 1: Chronology by Christina Scull
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien by J.R.R. Tolkien
Tolkien: A Biography by Humphrey Carpenter
Tolkien: A Biography by Michael White

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Rayner Unwin: The son of Stanley Unwin, manager of the publishers George Allen & Unwin. As a boy, he was given the task of reviewing J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. His positive review caused the book to be published, starting Tolkien's enormously successful literary career.

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