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Letter 170

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The fragment of this letter to [[Allen and Unwin |Allen & Unwin]] that [[Christopher Tolkien]] and [[Humphrey Carpenter]] chose to include consists of only two sentences: "When is [[The Return of the King|Vol. III]] likely now to appear? I shall be murdered if something does not happen soon."
 
The fragment of this letter to [[Allen and Unwin |Allen & Unwin]] that [[Christopher Tolkien]] and [[Humphrey Carpenter]] chose to include consists of only two sentences: "When is [[The Return of the King|Vol. III]] likely now to appear? I shall be murdered if something does not happen soon."
 
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==Notes==
* ''[[The Return of the King]]'' was published on [[October 20]], [[1955]].  
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* ''[[The Return of the King]]'' was published on [[20 October|October 20]], [[1955]].  
 
* Tolkien wasn't murdered.  
 
* Tolkien wasn't murdered.  
 
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Revision as of 23:45, 8 June 2011

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 170
RecipientAllen & Unwin
DateSeptember 30, 1955
Subject(s)The Return of the King, publication

Letter 170 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Summary

The fragment of this letter to Allen & Unwin that Christopher Tolkien and Humphrey Carpenter chose to include consists of only two sentences: "When is Vol. III likely now to appear? I shall be murdered if something does not happen soon."

Notes