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TCG Letter #1404 / Carpenter Letter #94a

J.R.R. Tolkien
Christopher Tolkien
7 January 1945
Tolkien says he is struggling with letters, many of which he should have written at Christmas. He complains that the weather is bitterly cold and he can not garden.
Tolkien is nursing a bad cold. He also notes that he has not done anything on the Lord of the Rings during the vacation.
He and Edith visited the cinema and saw the movie The Song of Bernadette[1] which Edith was “anxious” to see. He talks about the movie and through it God and faith.He will continue to about this movie and its religious messages in Carpenter #94b: Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Christopher Tolkien • 9 January 1945 (#1405) and Carpenter #94c: Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Christopher Tolkien • 15 January 1945 (#1406).[2]
Related Letters
Cartas de J.R.R. Tolkien, pp. 166-7, p. 627 (notas de Carpenter)
Fæder his suna (Father to Son. FS) No. 73

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