The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again

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HarperCollins, 1999 - Adventure stories - 285 pages
312 Reviews
The Hobbit is a tale of high adventure, undertaken by a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. A reluctant partner in this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving, unambitious hobbit.

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Tolkein is an incredibly talented writer. - Goodreads
The ending is so beautiful and sad at the same time. - Goodreads
An accessible intro to the Lord of the Rings. - Goodreads
It was an introduction to fantasy. - Goodreads

Review: The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

How do I sum up something which has generated such intense emotions? I fell in love with all of the Peter Jackson movies, and since I've taken up reading again with intense fervor, it was only ... Read full review

Review: The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)

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The hobbit was a great story about an oridanary character who goes on an unexpected journey. Through out the book there is great character devopment that really pulls you in to the world of JRR Tolkien. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

J.R.R. Tolkien is best known for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, selling 150 million copies in more than 60 languages worldwide. He died in 1973 at the age of 81.
Christopher Tolkien is the third son of J.R.R. Tolkien. Appointed by J.R.R. Tolkien to be his literary executor, he has devoted himself to the publication of his father's unpublished writings, notably The Silmarillion and The History of Middle-earth.

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