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Old 09-29-2019, 10:40 PM
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Originally Posted by kenobi 65 View Post
Do you have any cites at all to show that Tolkien specifically had children or young adults in mind when he wrote The Lord of the Rings?
He explicitly said otherwise in a 1950 letter to his publisher (Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, p. 136): "an immensely long, complex, rather bitter, and very terrifying romance, quite unfit for children".