The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien - Study Guide Chapter 3, Allen & Unwin Summary & Analysis

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Allen & Unwin are representatives of a publishing house. They have granted JRR Tolkien a contract for Farmer Giles of Ham, which he asserts is not a children's book. He then admits that there are children who will like the story. Mainly he admits to having made numerous improvements to the manuscript and claims that he has designed it so that it can be read aloud. Each of these representatives is an actual person. The editors have included small, meaningful notes as part of the book. These are used to simply clarify what the letter that follows is about. "[Allen & Unwin expressed enthusiasm for Farmer Giles of Ham, but asked if Tolkien could provide other stories to make up a sufficiently large volume.]...I am shortly moving to a small house...and so hoping to solve the intolerable domestic problems which thieve...

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