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The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again - by J R R Tolkien (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 320

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Fantasy

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Age Range: Teen

Book theme: General

Author: J R R Tolkien

Language: English

Street Date: August 15, 2002
TCIN: 11820514
UPC: 9780618260300
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-1116

Description

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.
Written for J.R.R. Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when it was first published in 1937. Now recognized as a timeless classic, this introduction to the hobbit Bilbo Baggins, the wizard Gandalf, Gollum, and the spectacular world of Middle-earth recounts of the adventures of a reluctant hero, a powerful and dangerous ring, and the cruel dragon Smaug the Magnificent. The text in this 372-page paperback edition is based on that first published in Great Britain by Collins Modern Classics (1998), and includes a note on the text by Douglas A. Anderson (2001). Unforgettable!
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Beautiful book

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likeacomet - 9 years ago
I purchased this as a gift for a 9 year old girl... the book is very nicely done, beautiful glossy cover. She loved the book, the gift was a hit!
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