All tagged Fellowship of the Ring
After carrying it as his own for sixty years, Bilbo has felt the weight and the slow-changing power of the One Ring. As he celebrates his Eleventy-first birthday, he has not aged visibly since he was fifty -- an effect of the Ring that leaves his friends and relatives puzzled (and envious).
Last April, as our book club was reading The Fellowship of the Ring and preparing to begin The Two Towers, I began writing a companion journal to accompany and enrich our discussion as we journeyed through Tolkien's world together. Since then, we've released a journal for The Two Towers as well as one for The Return of the King, and today we're finally launching the Pre-Sale of our Fellowship of the Ring Journal! (How awkward to have done things out of order, but now we're all good!)
Chapter II, The Shadow of the Past, begins with Hobbiton reeling over the mysterious disappearance of Bilbo, or as they begin to call him, "Mad Baggins". His story becomes a sort of legend, and there is much gossip about Frodo throughout the area. Gandalf suddenly reappears in the Shire for the first time in over nine years and begins to share with Frodo what he’s learned about the Ring...