Der Hobit, Oder, Ahin un Vider Tsurik

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Evertype, 2015 - Fiction - 272 pages

Di dozike balibte klasishe fantazye far leyener fun ale eltern hot tsu ton mit a hobit vos hot geheysn Bilbo Bagins, vos iz avekgekhapt gevorn oyf an umgerikhte nesie fun Gandalf dem mekhashef un a khevre draytsn shretlekh. "Der Hobit" iz a mayse ongefilt mit shpanendiker aventure, untergenumen fun a khevre shretlekh zukhndik nokh drakon-bavakht gold. An umviliker shutef in dem o sakonedikn zukhenish iz Bilbo Bagins, a nit-ambitsyezer hobit vos hot lib bakvemlekhkeyt, vos iz a khidesh tsu zikh aleyn afile tsulib dem eygenem hamtsoedikeyt un bekies vi an araynbrekher. Bagegenishn mit troln, goblins, shretlekh, elfn, un rizike shpinen, shmuesn mit dem drakon Smaug, un gor an umvilik bayzayn bay der Shlakht fun di Finf Armeyen zaynen bloyz a teyl fun di avantures vos trefn zikh mit Bilbo. Bilbo Bagins hot dem eygenem ort tsvishn di reyen fun di umshterbelekhe in beletristik far kinder. Geshribn fun Profesor Tolkin far di eygene kinder, hot "Der Hobit" teykef bakumen kritishe loyb ven ersht aroys fun druk. Itst kent ir dos ershte mol gefinen ot dos bukh in lataynishe oysyes in a prekhtiker iberzetsung fun Berish Goldshteyn. Dos bukh nemt arayn di ale tseykhenungen un kartes fun dem mekhaber. --- This beloved fantasy classic for readers of all ages is about a hobbit called Bilbo Baggins who is whisked off on an unexpected journey by Gandalf the wizard and a company of thirteen dwarves. "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, who surprises even himself by his resourcefulness and skill as a burglar. Encounters with trolls, goblins, dwarves, elves and giant spiders, conversations with the dragon, Smaug, and a rather unwilling presence at the Battle of Five Armies are just some of the adventures that befall Bilbo. Bilbo Baggins has taken his place among the ranks of the immortals of children's fiction. Written by Professor Tolkien for his own children, "The Hobbit" met with instant critical acclaim when published. Now the book is available for the first time in Romanized Yiddish, in a superb translation by Barry Goldstein. The book includes all the drawings and maps by the author.

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About the author (2015)

A writer of fantasies, Tolkien, a professor of language and literature at Oxford University, was always intrigued by early English and the imaginative use of language. In his greatest story, the trilogy The Lord of the Rings (1954--56), Tolkien invented a language with vocabulary, grammar, syntax, even poetry of its own. Though readers have created various possible allegorical interpretations, Tolkien has said: "It is not about anything but itself. (Certainly it has no allegorical intentions, general, particular or topical, moral, religious or political.)" In The Adventures of Tom Bombadil (1962), Tolkien tells the story of the "master of wood, water, and hill," a jolly teller of tales and singer of songs, one of the multitude of characters in his romance, saga, epic, or fairy tales about his country of the Hobbits. Tolkien was also a formidable medieval scholar, as evidenced by his work, Beowulf: The Monster and the Critics (1936) and his edition of Anciene Wisse: English Text of the Anciene Riwle. Among his works published posthumously, are The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún and The Fall of Arthur, which was edited by his son, Christopher. In 2013, his title, The Hobbit (Movie Tie-In) made The New York Times Best Seller List.

As a performer, Barry has opened up and shared space with "New York Times" bestselling authors Wayne Dyer, Gregg Braden, Dannion Brinkley, Neale Donald Walsch, and James Van Praagh and has touched the audiences of Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, and Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith. He coproduced the Grammy Award-winning track "69 Freedom Special" with Les Paul and wrote ambient music for Shirley MacLaine. Barry has composed and produced for television, film, and major record labels. He is currently performing concerts worldwide and facilitating workshops on utilizing music, sound, and vibration in the healing process. His website is www.barrygoldsteinmusic.com.

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