Hall of Fire this weekend: The Hobbit chapter 18
This weekend, TORn’s Hall of Fire returns to The Hobbit for the penultimate chapter of our read-through as Tolkien wraps up his tale with more poetry and pathos than one would expect in a “children’s tale.”
“Victory after all, I suppose! Well, it semms a very gloomy business.”
The Hobbit: Chapter 18: The Return Journey
The Battle of the Five Armies is over. All that remains to be tallied is the cost. We’ll explore the fate of the company: do each get what they deserve? Does Thorin truly repent his harsh words at Erebor’s gates? And is Bilbo truly changed by his deeds and adventures? Is he a hero? A survivor? Or something else?
Join us later today, Saturday October 3 at 6pm EDT (New York time) when we’ll examine all these questions and more as we discuss The Hobbit chapter 18: The Return Journey!
Saturday October 3: The Hobbit: Chapter 18: The Return Journey
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