Tolkien Gave Glimpse of Silmarillion Here


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Aug 21, 2010
I Palantir, Issue 3, August 1964 - Tolkien Fanzines - Marquette University e-Archives (

"Both C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien live out there [in Headington] within a few miles of each other, and both are still hard at work" (10 Nov. 1963 publication; Lewis died on the 22nd).

Many of the Tolkien fans that there were, in those days before paperbacking of The Lord of the Rings (here called The Fellowship of the Ring) must have been tantalized and puzzled by the bits recorded here, regarding Tolkien's First and Second Ages.

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