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The Tolkien Reader by J.R.R. Tolkien
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Mar 13, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: fiction, sci-fi-ish, writing
Read in March, 2011

Enjoyed very much. But I wish I had read the essay On Fairy Stories before reading Tolkien's letters. The letter where he alludes to eucatastrophe is deeply profound, and this prepared me to expect even better of the essay. The essay is great, but it didn't exceed the letter:

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