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Letter 2

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 2
RecipientEdith Bratt
Date27 November 1914
Subject(s)The Voyage of Éarendel the Evening Star

Letter 2 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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This letter told about Tolkien's (according to him) somewhat boring day drilling and attending classes. Near the end, however, he remarks: "There was a bad paper but an interesting discussion. It was also composition meeting and I read 'Earendel' which was well criticised."