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The Lord of the Rings Prologue

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Latest revision as of 01:37, 21 November 2013

The Prologue to The Lord of the Rings gives background to the nature of Hobbits and to The Hobbit.

[edit] Overview

The Prologue comprises five parts:

  1. Concerning Hobbits
  2. Concerning Pipe-weed
  3. Of the Ordering of the Shire
  4. Of the Finding of the Ring
  5. Note on the Shire Records


The Lord of the Rings
Foreword · Prologue · The Fellowship of the Ring · The Two Towers · The Return of the King · Appendices · Index
The Lord of the Rings Prologue
Concerning Hobbits · Concerning Pipe-weed · Of the Ordering of the Shire · Of the Finding of the Ring · Note on the Shire Records