In France at the age of 95 years died a writer and linguist Christopher Tolkien? son of the author of Lord of the rings John R. R. Tolkien, who worked on the edition of the works of the father. About it reported by the Mirror.
Christopher Tolkien was the third and youngest son of Tolkien. After his father’s death he edited his drafts and published “the Silmarillion”, the 12-volume “History of middle-earth”, “Unfinished tales of númenor and middle-earth”, “the Children Hurin” and other works of Tolkien veseleny. The last book “the Fall of Gondolin” was released in August 2018.
In addition, he painted the famous original maps of the universe Lord of the rings that have graced books published in the 1950s, years after the success of prequel “Hobbit”.
Note that Christopher Tolkien was opposed to adaptations, stating that commercialization has destroyed the artistic and philosophical importance of the books of his father.