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0323 » Smith of Wootton Major » The Background & The Story

Finally, we arrive at SMITH OF WOOTTON MAJOR!

In this episode, we’ll be reviewing the story and having a knock-down, drag-out, deep dive discussion, classic Tolkien Road style!

But here’s the thing: as you’re going to find out, Smith of Wootton Major is one of Tolkien’s biggest mysteries. And a lot of other folks have written extensively about WHAT IT MEANS, including Tolkien himself. For that reason, there will be Part 2 coming at a later date. So you’ll want to make sure and subscribe NOW so you don’t forget, because THEN you’ll never find out what this bad boy is all about, according to the REAL EXPERTS.

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2 Responses

  1. I love Smith of Wooton Major. Anyone who says that the muse of the twentieth century was mute and that there were no new fairy stories, they have never read Tolkien and Lewis. Just one little correction, Alf does become Master Cook when Noakes retires.

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