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Ring roost up for sale

Associated Press

LONDON – “Lord of the Rings” fans will soon have the chance to buy a home where part of the trilogy was written, as long as they have about $2.7 million to spare.

The house in north Oxford, where author J.R.R. Tolkien is believed to have written “The Hobbit” and begun the “Lord of the Rings,” is set to go on the market next week.

The six-bedroom property, where Tolkien lived until 1947, includes a drawing room that once was the author’s study. When he moved out, the home was taken over by another academic who died recently.

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