The Company ride on the eagles’ backs over the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo is very glad when he is finally deposited back on the ground. When the eagles depart, Gandalf leads them to the house of one of his friends from whom he intends to procure some assistance. This friend is however something of an original and steps must be taken to ensure that the Company will be welcomed to the house of Beorn.
What manner of being is Beorn exactly and how does he treat his visitors? What is Beorns house like? Where is Gandalf off to at the end of the chapter? Where do you think Tolkien got the idea for Beorn and his house from? Join us in #thehalloffire as we take a look at Chapter 7 of ‘The Hobbit’ – Queer Lodgings.
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