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Tolkien and the Icelandic Sagas

J.R.R Tolkien, the author of Lord Of The Rings, The Hobbit, and more amazing tales studied the Icelandic language, read the Icelandic Sagas, and heard of the fantastic stories of trolls, hidden people, and elves in Iceland from an Icelandic au-pair, Arndís Þorbjarnardóttir. IR# I100206. She lived with the family in 1929 and 1930.