Tolkein and the Nazis

When JRR Tolkein was asked by a German publisher to prvide prof of his aryan ancestry, he responded with two replies, one mildly outraged, the other bordering on volcanic, although of course in a thoroughly English academic style. A reminder of how petty these nasty people were.

http://www.openculture.com/2014/04/j-r-r-tolkien-snubs-a-german-publisher.html

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