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Letter 265

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 265
RecipientDavid Kolb, S.J.
Date11 November 1964
Subject(s)Tolkien’s dislike of some of C.S. Lewis’s works

Letter 265 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Tolkien said that Narnia and all that part of C.S. Lewis’s work remained outside the range of his sympathy, as much of his work was for Lewis. Tolkien called Lewis’s Letters to Malcolm distressing and horrifying.