The fantasy novel The Hobbit was written by English writer JRR Tolkien in 1937. The book series The Lord of the Rings were written between 1937 and 1949. Sold over 150 million copies, LOTR is the best-selling novel ever written. (Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone ranked 4th with 107 million copies sold. The popular film version of the book series was exhibited in 2001, 2002, and 2003. Reminisce the scenes with these photos.