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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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The Lord Of The Rings, Chapter By Chapter: Three Is Company

(Updated 17/03/15) A few weeks have passed “in-universe” but we start pretty much where we left off, with Frodo and Gandalf discussing the more delicate details of the coming quest. “The Shadow Of The Past” was for grand pronouncements but you really … Continue reading

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