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03 Nov 2016 7:02 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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03 Nov 2016 7:02 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "Naomi Mitcheson,Writer and Tolkien Friend " to "Naomi Mitcheson, Writer and Tolkien Friend "

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Hafen von Schlockenberg Inactive Member01 Nov 2016 12:34 p.m. PST

Born today 1897. Author of 90 books,including SF,Fantasy,and historical novels,incluing her first,The Conquered,about Caesar's Gallic War:

Proofread The Lord of the Rings. There are several letters to her in the volume of Tolkien's Letters. Lived to age 101.

Interview question at age 90: "Any regrets?"
"Yes. All the men I never slept with. Imagine."

Quite an interesting lady. Happy Birthday.


Khusrau01 Nov 2016 2:49 p.m. PST

Sounds fascinating. I am going to investigate her further.

John Treadaway02 Nov 2016 11:13 a.m. PST

Thanks Hafen. I will also investigate.

John T

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