Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
5,297 (7,691)703,757 (3.95)10
Tolkien: A Biography 2,338 copies, 20 reviews
The Inklings 692 copies, 10 reviews
W. H. Auden: A Biography 145 copies, 1 review
Benjamin Britten: a biography 131 copies, 4 reviews
Mr Majeika 129 copies, 2 reviews
Spike Milligan 113 copies, 3 reviews
Jesus (Past Masters) 51 copies, 1 review
Founders of Faith (Contributor) 34 copies
The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien (Editor) 2,358 copies, 16 reviews
Apollo: Origins and Influence (Contributor) 5 copies
No events listed. (add an event)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Disambiguation notice

Member ratings

Average: (3.95)
1 15
1.5 1
2 29
2.5 7
3 202
3.5 43
4 399
4.5 39
5 270

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Humphrey Carpenter is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Humphrey Carpenter is composed of 14 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 159,026,213 books! | Top bar: Always visible