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Letter to Miss Turnbull (2 May 1955)

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Miss Turnbull 2 May 1955 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to a Miss Turnbull in Whitby, Yorkshire. The letter was written on 2 May, 1955.[1]

  • Contents: Tolkien writes that he is currently "putting final touches on the third volume of The Lord of the Rings (evidently in Appendices D and E)."[1] He remarks that delays in the publication of The Return of the King have been his fault, not the publishers. Furthermore, Tolkien mentions other writings.[2]


See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 454
  2. "THE RETURN OF THE KING - first edition in dj with A.L.S. (sold by Dacobra Books, Tanilba Bay, NSW, Australia)", (accessed 24 June 2012)