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Tolkien Lecture in Missouri
Xoanon @ 11:48 am EST

TORN Staffer MrCere sends this along: Colin Havard: An Inkling's Son Remembers J.R.R. Tolkien & C.S. Lewis. Presented with Mike Foster

Thursday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m., at St. Louis Community College, South County Education & Training Center, 4115 Meramec Bottom Road, St. Louis, Missouri.

Mark Colin Havard, the son of Dr. Robert (Humphrey) Havard of Oxford, who was the personal physician of Tolkien and Lewis as well as a member of the famous "Inklings" fellowship, occasionally attended Inklings sessions along with his father. His recollections of those men and those meetings, house-sitting for Lewis at the Kilns, and other anecdotes comprise this evening of literary reminiscence.

Prof. Mike Foster, the North American representative of the Tolkien Society, teaches a course on Tolkien at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.

The event is free and open to the public.