The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien

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What is the summary for the Scouring of the Shire chapter?

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The Scouring of the Shire is the story of the return of the hobbits to the Shire after the defeat of Sauron. When Sam, Frodo, Merry, and Pippin return to the Shire, they discover that Lotho Sackville-Baggins has set up a dictatorship. What was once an idyllic land,...

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