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The Lord Of The Rings, Chapter By Chapter: Many Meetings

(Updated on 17/5/15) Book One ended on a very tense cliff-hanger: Frodo in peril, the Ring in danger of being retaken by the enemy, and then a mysterious flood sweeping the Ringwraiths away even as Frodo seems close to dying … Continue reading

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The Lord Of The Rings, Chapter By Chapter: Flight To The Ford

(Updated on 12/05/2015) We’re back and it’s clear, from the opening paragraph, that everyone’s alive. Tolkien isn’t interested, rightfully I think, in drawing that out at all. But it’s not clear exactly what happened, nor is it ever rightly explained … Continue reading

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The Lord Of The Rings, Chapter By Chapter: A Knife In The Dark

(Updated on 9/5/15) This is the longest chapter since “The Shadow of the Past” and, in many respects, it’s all about building up suspense (and is that the best chapter title so far?). And it’s there right from the start … Continue reading

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