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The End of Bovadium

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"The End of Bovadium", often referred to as "The Bovadium Fragment", is the title of an unpublished story by J.R.R. Tolkien.

The story is a parable of motorcars destroying Oxford.[1]

"The Bovadium Fragment" is kept at the Bodleian Library (Department of Western Manuscripts, Mss. Tolkien, Series A, folder A62, pages 38-91).[1]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, John D. Rateliff (ed.), The History of The Hobbit, Mr. Baggins, p. 462