J.R.R. Tolkien’s Christmas letters to his children bring echoes of Middle-earth to the North Pole

By Dimitra Fimi, and first published on theconversation.com Like parents the world over, J.R.R. Tolkien dedicated considerable time and effort to making Christmas a joyful time for his young children. Yet this was a man whose rich imagination brought to life an entire world with thousands of years of legendary history; described different orders of … Continue reading J.R.R. Tolkien’s Christmas letters to his children bring echoes of Middle-earth to the North Pole