Colin Duriez (born on July 19, 1947 in Derbyshire) is a British author and literary commentator. He is also a Tolkien scholar, known for writing many books about J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, and for having been a researcher of The Inklings. He has written multiple articles about Middle-earth, Narnia, and Harry Potter.
Duriez resides in Leicester, and currently runs his own business, InWriting. He is a tour guide at The Kilns in Oxford, the home of C.S. Lewis.
Books & articles written
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- 1993 - "Sub-creation and Tolkien's Theology of Story", featured in Scholarship and Fantasy: The Tolkien Phenomenon
- 2001 - Tolkien and The Lord of the Rings: A Guide to Middle-earth and The Inklings Handbook (with David Porter)
- 2003 - Tolkien and C.S. Lewis: The Gift of Friendship
- 2007 - "The Fairy Story: J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis", in Trevor A. Hart and Ivan Khovacs' Tree of Tales: Tolkien, Literature and Theology
- 2012 - J.R.R. Tolkien: The Making of a Legend
- 2015 - Bedeviled: Lewis, Tolkien and the Shadow of Evil and The Oxford Inklings: Lewis, Tolkien and Their Circle