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Letter to Hans-Jörg Modlmayr (7 December 1967)

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Hans-Jörg Modlmayr 7 December 1967 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Hans-Jörg Modlmayr, written on 7 December 1967.[1]


"... I have recently been ill and, in fact, only returned from a long convalescence ... I am afraid I cannot help you in the matter of children’s books, one, because after a long absence my own affairs take all of my present limited strength, and secondly, because I have never been a lover of books for children and have seldom read any since my childhood. Roger Lancelyn Green is our great expert on this topic (a former pupil and friend of both Lewis and myself) ..."

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  1. "Tolkien letter in Berlin auction", Tolkien Collector's Guide (accessed 1 June 2012)