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A Niggle About a Name

Post 1

Mat Lindsay (the researcher formerly known as Nylarthotep...now he has a name, all he needs is a face)

Nice article, but the name of the short story is "Leaf by Niggle" rather than "Leaf and Tree."

A Niggle About a Name

Post 2


I think maybe that in the context he's given the list, he/she does actually mean "Tree and Leaf" since that is the name of the book that contains various short works including "Leaf by Niggle".

A Niggle About a Name

Post 3

TRiG (Ireland) A dog, so bade in office

smiley - smiley
Tree and Leaf contains:
smiley - smiley1. Introduction
smiley - smileysmiley - biggrin(A short paragraph)
smiley - smiley2. On Fairy Stories
smiley - smileysmiley - biggrin(A fascinating essay derived from a lecture he gave outlining his opinions on fairy stories as a serious art form)
smiley - smiley3. Leaf by Niggle
smiley - smileysmiley - biggrin(A short story which is, unusually for Tolkien, probably partly alegorical: for Niggle, read Tolkien)
smiley - biggrin
(I can't get indents to work so I've used smilies instead.)
smiley - wah

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