He did not like the attention that the Lord of the Rings brought him, but he always wrote back to those who had written to him with comments or questions regarding his works.
His son Christopher continued to edit many of Tolkien's works after his death. He poured through the huge amount of manuscripts and papers his father had left. He has published almost everything Tolkien has ever written about Middle-earth.
The most famous work that has been posthumously published by Christopher Tolkien is The Silmarillion, a book about the earliest days of Elves and Men in Middle-earth.
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