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A87901851 - JRR Tolkien's 'Father Christmas Letters'

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Bluebottle - Do They Know it's Towel Day at All?

Entry: JRR Tolkien's 'Father Christmas Letters' - A87901851
Author: Bluebottle - U43530

Ho Ho Ho! It is almost Valentine's Day smiley - love, so what could be more festive than an entry on smiley - santa?

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A87901851 - JRR Tolkien's 'Father Christmas Letters'

Post 2

minorvogonpoet

I hadn't heard about these letters before. They do suggest another side to Tolkien -a playful and loving father.smiley - smiley

I can also recognise themes and characters that resemble those in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

There are a few sentences that are a bit awkward.
The sentence beginning 'Father Christmas relates that...' It might be better if you took the second ' when' out and broke the sentence after 'get it'.

In the sentence beginning 'Unfortunately the Snow Man', you need a 'he' before 'breaks'.

I would break the sentence beginning 'The Chief Hall' after 'doors'.


A87901851 - JRR Tolkien's 'Father Christmas Letters'

Post 3

minorvogonpoet

Come to think of it, you haven't said if it's possible to get hold of copies of the letters. Are they still available?


A87901851 - JRR Tolkien's 'Father Christmas Letters'

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Bluebottle - Do They Know it's Towel Day at All?

Thanks for the read-through, I've changed all those sentences as suggested. smiley - biggrin

I did a quick book search for 'father Christmas letters Tolkien' in Amazon (other online retailers are available) and looking on the front page brought up editions published in 1990, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2006, 2009, Kindle and Audio editions as well as editions in German, French and Chinese so it seems fairly easy to get hold of.

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A87901851 - JRR Tolkien's 'Father Christmas Letters'

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minorvogonpoet

smiley - ok


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