What do you make of Tom Bombadil? Does he bore you? Amuse you? And what’s his role in the story anyway? Do you think he has a profound impact on Frodo’s journey? Or is he part of Tolkien’s complex world-building? Come share your thoughts with us over at Chasm of Books.
- Remember, to avoid spoilers for those who have not yet read The Lord of the Rings, we are focusing on chapters 6-11 of The Fellowship of the Ring.
- Feel free to join our discussions, even if you have not officially signed up for the read-along. The January schedule is below.
The Fellowship of the Ring
- Wednesday, January 1st: LOTR Read-Along Welcome
- Saturday, January 4th: 1st Discussion (No questions for you yet! Just some thoughts from the hosts!)
- Saturday January 11th: 2nd Discussion: On Hobbits and Gossip
- Wednesday, January 15th: Activity: Who Are You In Middle Earth?
- Saturday, January 18th: 3rd Discussion: The Old Forest and Tom Bombadil
- Saturday, January 25th: 4th Discussion
- Tuesday, January 28th: Review The Fellowship of the Ring
- Friday, January 31st: Twitter Party (time to be announced)