0242 - The History of Middle-earth - Vol. 9: Sauron Defeated - Pt 1

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On Episode 242, we continue our journey through The History of Middle-earth series as we survey volume 9, Sauron Defeated, which is the fourth and final volume focused on the textual history of The Lord of the Rings.

Discover:

  • How Gollum almost repented!
  • Sam stabs a Nazgûl!
  • Saruman's hidden identity
  • alternate titles for the Redbook of Westmarch
  • and more!

Also, here a link to Episode 142, where we discuss the unpublished Epilogue to Lord of the Rings: https://www.tolkienroad.com/0142-the-lord-of-the-rings-the-epilogue/

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