The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again

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HarperCollins, 1999 - Adventure stories - 285 pages
64 Reviews
Summary: The adventures of the well-to-do hobbit, Bilbo Baggins who lived happily in his comfortable home until a wandering wizard granted his wish.

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Review: The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)

User Review  - Ben Laman - Goodreads

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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User Review  - Shawn (ThatOneEnglishGradStudent) - Goodreads

They say the third time's the charm, and this being my third attempt at reading this book, I'm happy to say now that I've made it all the way through. While I did enjoy reading it overall, I can't say ... 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 Appointed by J.R.R. Tolkien to be his literary executor, he has devoted himself to the publication of his father's unpublished writings, notably The Silmarillion and The History of Middle-earth.

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