This week, we cover chapter three of The Fellowship of the Ring, and discuss hobbit-style urgency, leaving Bag End, encounters with Black Riders, and elves, sir! Elves!
This week, we cover the second half of the second chapter of The Fellowship of the Ring, and discuss Frodo’s choice, the location of the Three Rings, and Sam Gamgee!
This week, we cover the first half of the second chapter of The Fellowship of the Ring, and discuss what Gandalf knew and when, the history of the ring, and the darkening world.
This week, we begin The Fellowship Of The Ring, and discuss hobbit culture, the influence of the ring, and how much Gandalf really knows.
This week, we open The Lord of the Rings and discuss the prefatory material, including Tolkien’s discussion of allegory and applicability.
This we look back on The Hobbit and catch our breath before moving into The Lord Of The Rings next week!