The Hobbit

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Demco Media, Jul 12, 1986 - 304 pages
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Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.

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Great writing, and amazing diagrams Tolkien drew. - weRead
The writing is where I found some faults. - weRead
A great introduction to Middle Earth. - Goodreads
As we would hope, there was the happy ending. - Goodreads
I think perhaps because there were no women characters. - Goodreads
Gollum's introduction. - Goodreads

Nice coffee table book!!

User Review  - Arka Majumder - Flipkart

The Hobbit is a masterpiece of Fantasy literature. It combines elements of drama, comedy, suspense and adventure to bring your emotions to the surface. The book appeals to fans of the Fantasy genre of ... Read full review

Just don't miss this one!!!

User Review  - Utkarsh Singh - Flipkart

The series is a must read...! I am fan of JRR Tolkien. The concept of Ring and the connections made between The Hobbit and LOTR can only be the imagination and as well as work of a brilliant mind ... Read full review

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About the author (1986)

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.

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