The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again

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HarperCollins, 1999 - Adventure stories - 285 pages
1194 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
Tolkien's writing really is extraordinary. - Goodreads
It was an introduction to fantasy. - Goodreads

Review: JRR Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (Middle-Earth Universe)

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Dry in parts but all together an amazing read. Read full review

Review: The Hobbit: Graphic Novel

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

This is awesone. I thought I list my copy from childhood but found it today in a cookie jar in my parents basement (no clue he it got there). Oh Happy Day! 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 Appointed by J.R.R. Tolkien to be his literary executor, he has devoted himself to the publication of his father's unpublished writings, notably The Silmarillion and The History of Middle-earth.

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