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(did you mean Carpenter's Letter #103?)

TCG Letter #103 / Carpenter Letter #69

J.R.R. Tolkien
Christopher Tolkien
14 May 1944
Writing to Christopher, Tolkien updates him on his progress writing The Lord of the Rings. He had needed to sort the study, and "attend to business". He says that he has found problems with his moons, which have the same phase in different places at the same time. He has also been revising previous chapters.

He remarks on a rather stirring sermon given at church, resulting in the suggestion that Oxford deserved to be wiped out "with fire and blood".Given by Fr. Douglas Carter[1]

Tolkien notes seeing C.S. Lewis and heard a couple of chapters from Lewis' book Who Goes Home which was later retitled The Great Divorce. He closes with an idea for a new story, about the size of Leaf by Niggle.

1 Given by Fr. Douglas Carter
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (1981), pp. 80-81, p. 439 (Carpenter notes)
Cartas de J.R.R. Tolkien, pp. 128-9, p. 625 (notas de Carpenter)
Fæder his suna (Father to Son. FS) No. 25

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