There is a lot of talking in Book 7. However, it also marks the end of this episode: Odysseus’ travel from Ogygia to Phaeacia – he is almost home. Now comes the fun bit… 😉
The Odyssey, Book 6. Lots of talking and cultural detail, especially about women. And subtext.
Learn more about Xenia (hospitality) here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xenia_(Greek)