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Letter 302

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 302
RecipientTime-Life International
Date2 May 1968
Subject(s)Photoshoot

Letter 302 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Time-Life International had apparently asked for a photoshoot of Tolkien at work, but Tolkien replied that he did not and could not work with anybody else in a room, and a photograph of him pretending to be at work would be bogus.