Category: cs lewis

Owen Barfield: any new ideas for your stories this week, John?

Tolkien: yeah, my characters eat two breakfasts. The second one is called second breakfast. 

C.S. Lewis: what the fuck are you talking about

Tolkien: this is another one of my characters, Ar-Pharazon.

C.S. Lewis: that sounds like ‘pharaoh’.

Tolkien: that’s the point

C.S. Lewis: I think it’s a little too obvious

Tolkien: blocked