MND campaign: Rare The Hobbit edition will raise more for fight after Express victory

Express } Justin Stoneman

A rare first edition copy of The Hobbit will be auctioned to raise money for the fight against motor neurone disease thanks to a Sunday Express campaign.

Ben Wadsworth, 33, a manager at WeBuyBooks, was inspired” to donate the proceeds of the sale after feeling emotional” in reading about [the Expresss] Fund the Fight against MND” crusade.… Mr Wadsworth said his colleagues at the second-hand book company in Rossendale, Lancashire, were particularly touched by the account of Royd Tolkien, the great-grandson of The Hobbit author JRR Tolkien, in nursing his brother Mike as he battled MND.…

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date recorded 📅2022-01-24
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