12 Jun '14

News JRR Tolkien called teaching 'exhausting and depressing' in unseen letter

Lord of the Rings author's rediscovered message to fellow teacher talks about how frustrating he found the workJRR Tolkien, who famously wrote the first line of The Hobbit while marking exam papers, told a fellow teacher that "all teaching is exhausting and depressing" in a previously unknown letter which has just come to light. Continue reading...

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