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People/Characters: Stanley Unwin

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The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide, Volume 1: Chronology by Christina Scull
The J.R.R.Tolkien Companion and Guide Volume 2: Reader's Guide by Christina Scull
The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings 1954-2004: Scholarship in Honor of Richard E. Blackwelder by Wayne G. Hammond
Mentors and Friends: Short Lives of Leading Publishers and Booksellers I Have Known by Ian Norrie
Tolkien: A Biography by Humphrey CarpenterSir
Tolkien: A Biography by Michael White

Character description

Stanley Unwin (later Sir Stanley Unwin): Manager of the British publishing firm of George Allen and Unwin in its heydey, when in published first J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and later The Lord of the Rings. Unwin was the father of Rayner Unwin, who gave his father reason to publish The Hobbit and later convinced him to risk a substantial loss on The Lord of the Rings. As it turned out, of course, Tolkien's works did extremely well for the company.

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