The Tolkien Road

A podcast about Middle-earth and all things Tolkien.

0031 – The Lord of the Rings – Bk1 – Ch09 – At the Sign of the Prancing Pony

Concerning “At the Sign of the Prancing Pony”, Book 1, Chapter 9 of The Lord of the Rings, in which the hobbits visit Bree…

Hey there fellow travelers! Welcome to The Tolkien Road, a long walk through the works and philosophy of J.R.R. Tolkien.  On this episode, we continue our discussion of The Lord of the Rings with Book 1, Chapter 9 of Fellowship, At the Sign of the Prancing Pony, wherein we experience the town of Bree, meet the mysterious Ranger Strider, see the Ring play a trick, and are entertained by Frodo’s rendition of the Man in the Moon. By the way, if you haven’t already, please leave The Tolkien Road a rating and feedback on iTunes. We’d love to know what you think of the podcast. Enjoy the show!

Topics of discussion include:

  • Tolkien Haiku for Book 1, Chapter 9 (~6:45)
  • Favorite passages from Book 1, Chapter 9 (~19:00)
  • Barrows & Barrow-wights: Corrections & Clarifications (~26:40)
  • Bree (~31:20)
  • Strider (~39:35)
  • The Ring Incident (~52:14)
  • And much more!

Originally released: 8/10/2015.

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