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Letter 114

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Letter 114 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Summary

This fragment, from a letter, dated April 7, 1948, is addressed to Hugh Brogan, a pupil at Dragon School (where Tolkien's own sons also went). Brogan had read The Hobbit, and inquired about the world it played in. Tolkien informed him about Farmer Giles of Ham and the unfinished The Silmarillion and The Lord of the Rings.