The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again

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HarperCollins, 1999 - Adventure stories - 285 pages
218 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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Great writing, great story. - LibraryThing
A plot synopsis seems unnecessary. - LibraryThing
Straightforward character development - LibraryThing
The book is fast-paced and very easy to read. - LibraryThing
... a ponderous dragging plot. - LibraryThing
Here is the best advice I have heard. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - corgihart - Overstock.com

I read the story as a kid and loved it. I wanted a pretty copy for my book shelf and this is so pretty. Love it Read full review

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User Review  - Benjaminoftomes - Goodreads

JUST AMAZING! FUN AND BEAUTIFUL ADVENTURE! I HAD TO READ THE END AGAIN BECAUSE OF MY LOVE how they made three films out of this impresses me! 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 Appointed by J.R.R. Tolkien to be his literary executor, he has devoted himself to the publication of his father's unpublished writings, notably The Silmarillion and The History of Middle-earth.

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