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Tolkien’s letter to his sons as Father Christmas, 1925 [3 pictures]

A posthumously published book by J.R.R. Tolkien called The Father Christmas Letters features stories and pictures that he wrote and drew for his children at Christmas time between 1920 and 1942.

Here’s the letter that Father Christmas wrote to Tolkien’s kids in 1925…

The handwritten version…

The typewritten version…

The accompanying illustrations…

(via Reddit)

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3 comments for “Tolkien’s letter to his sons as Father Christmas, 1925 [3 pictures]

  1. Emil
    November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

    Awesome! My respect for Tolkien just got even higher, even though I never thought this to be possible! 🙂

  2. Martin
    November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

    As I read this, I hear it in my head as if read by Ian McKellen.

  3. Corinne
    November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

    It’s an absolutely magical book, for kids and for adults

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