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Letter 335

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==Summary==
 
==Summary==
This fragment of a letter, dated [[May 18]], [[1972]], is written to Michael Salmon, a reader. Mr. Salmon had sent a kind letter and expressed interest in Tolkien's work, and apparently made some inquiries as well. Tolkien tells him that if he wants to finish ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', he does not have time for answering fan-letters.
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Michael Salmon, a reader, had sent a kind letter and expressed interest in Tolkien's work, and apparently made some inquiries as well. Tolkien tells him that if he wants to finish ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', he does not have time for answering fan-letters.
 
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Revision as of 10:25, 2 September 2010

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 335
RecipientMichael Salmon
DateMay 18, 1972
Subject(s)The Silmarillion

Letter 335 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Summary

Michael Salmon, a reader, had sent a kind letter and expressed interest in Tolkien's work, and apparently made some inquiries as well. Tolkien tells him that if he wants to finish The Silmarillion, he does not have time for answering fan-letters.