The Tolkien Road

A podcast about Middle-earth and all things Tolkien.

0155 – The Hobbit – Ch09 – Barrels Out of Bond

Concerning “Barrels Out of Bond”, from Elvish ensnarement to Bilbo’s boldness…

Book discussion begins at 15:55 in the episode.

Topics discussed…

  • The Wood-Elves
  • Bilbo’s use of the Ring
  • The Elvenking’s palace
  • Mr. Baggins, alone and unaided…
  • Bilbo and Beren
  • Wine solves all problems
  • Dorwinion – where is it?
  • Barrels or nothing
  • new Tolkien (the film) trailer

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