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Who is Tom Bombadil?


Gene Hargrove

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Sarah Beach


Believes that Tolkien knew the nature of Tom Bombadil, but purposely left it enigmatic in The Lord of the Rings. Examines clues left for the reader and concludes that Tom Bombadil is a Vala, specifically Aulë, and Goldberry is therefore Yavanna.

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