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The Hobbit

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In this prelude to the Lord of the Rings trilogy, when Bilbo Baggins hears tales of unknown adventures in the outside world, he leaves the comfort of his snug hole to undergo a journey with a curious band of wizards.
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This deluxe edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to his Lord of the Rings trilogy contains a short introduction by Christopher Tolkien, a reset text incorporating the most up-to-date corrections, and all of Tolkien's own drawings and full-color illustrations, including the rare "Mirkwood" piece.


J.R.R. Tolkien's own description for the original edition: "If you care for journeys there and back, out of the comfortable Western world, over the edge of the Wild, and home again, and can take an interest in a humble hero (blessed with a little wisdom and a little courage and considerable good luck), here is a record of such a journey and such a traveler. The period is the ancient time between the age of Faerie and the dominion of men, when the famous forest of Mirkwood was still standing, and the mountains were full of danger. In following the path of this humble adventurer, you will learn by the way (as he did) — if you do not already know all about these things — much about trolls, goblins, dwarves, and elves, and get some glimpses into the history and politics of a neglected but important period. For Mr. Bilbo Baggins visited various notable persons; conversed with the dragon, Smaug the Magnificent; and was present, rather unwillingly, at the Battle of the Five Armies. This is all the more remarkable, since he was a hobbit. Hobbits have hitherto been passed over in history and legend, perhaps because they as a rule preferred comfort to excitement. But this account, based on his personal memoirs, of the one exciting year in the otherwise quiet life of Mr. Baggins will give you a fair idea of the estimable people now (it is said) becoming rather rare. They do not like noise."

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Audiobooks
Baggins, Bilbo (Fictitious character) -- Drama
Baggins, Bilbo (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Compact discs
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Middle Earth (Imaginary place) -- Drama
Middle Earth (Imaginary place) -- Fiction
title_displayThe Hobbit
title_fullThe Hobbit
The hobbit [sound recording] / J.R.R. Tolkien
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title_shortThe Hobbit
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Drama
Fantasy
Fiction
Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile Literature
Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
Thriller
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature
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