The Scouring of The Shire

"The Scouring of the Shire" is a chapter from the epic fantasy novel The Return of the King, part of The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. It is the eighth chapter of Book VI, and it is the penultimate chapter of the whole story.

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The Scouring Of The Shire - Adaptations
... The events of "The Scouring of the Shire" do not occur in any film adaptation of the novel to date ... The 1981 BBC The Lord of the Rings radio play has "The Scouring of the Shire" story included along with the Shire homeland taken over by ruffians, like the book Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin does rally up the ... Then Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin and the Hobbits clean up the shire and restore it back to normal ...

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