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Letters From Father Christmas

Letters From Father Christmas - J.R.R. Tolkien, Baillie Tolkien

bookshelves: one-penny-wonder, published-1976, winter-20102011, adventure, epistolatory-diary-blog, art-forms, fantasy, families, amusing, kiddlewinks, mythology, poetry, polar, teh-brillianz, war

Read from November 15 to 16, 2010

 

 Verily, I am a little cheater. Unsheathed it 'just to look at the format' and this is GORGEOUS. Crammed with tales, letters and pictures that JRRT has conjured up.

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There are 160 pages in this edition (not the 112 in GR blurb box)

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Clever people who cross-stitch will know exactly what I mean when I say some of his drawings cry out to be made into bookmarks and furniture runners - look at the candles that drape down the left hand-side of the rhyme dedicated to Priscilla for the year 1938.