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TCG Letter #1378 / Carpenter Letter #40a


From
J.R.R. Tolkien
To
Christopher Tolkien
Date
20 October 1940
Type
Unknown
Transcript
Partial
Tolkien hopes that Christopher has not had air raids recently. He notes that he is very lonely without him close to home. Tolkien has been busy with term, but has no actual news.

He says there were bombs on Friday night, but otherwise it has been peaceful. He also notes that he had managed to spend a little time with C.S. Lewis for a pint yesterday morning.In England it is usual for public houses to open in the late morning, around 11am onwards.[1]

1 In England it is usual for public houses to open in the late morning, around 11am onwards. ↩
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References
Cartas de J.R.R. Tolkien, p. 74, p. 620 (notas de Carpenter)


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