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THE HOBBIT THERE AND BACK AGAIN J.R.R TOLKIEN BOOK PAPER BACK CLASSIC NOVEL

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Condition:
Like New: A book that looks new but has been read. Cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket (if ... Read moreabout the condition
ISBN-10:

0618002219

Publication Year:

1999

ISBN-13:

9780618002214

Language:

English

Author:

J.R.R. Tolkien

Subject:

Folklore, Mythology

Format:

Trade Paper, Book

ISBN:

9780618002214

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Synopsis
J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to his Lord of the Rings trilogy Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum. Written for J.R.R. Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit has sold many millions of copies worldwide and established itself as a modern classic.

J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to his Lord of the Rings trilogy featuring cover art by Caldecott Honor winning children's book illustrator Peter S�s, this edition of The Hobbit has been specially formatted for young readers. Larger print size and wider margins provide reading ease for the youngest Tolkien fans. This quality digest edition also includes interior maps and original interior illustrations by J.R.R. Tolkien. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum.

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.

Whisked away from his comfortable, unambitious life in his hobbit-hole by a wizard and a company of dwarves, Bilbo Baggins finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of a large and very dangerous dragon. Illustrations.


Product Identifiers
ISBN-100618002219
ISBN-139780618002214

Key Details
AuthorJ. R. R. Tolkien
Number Of Pages288 pages
SeriesEdition 001 Ser.
FormatPaperback
Publication Date1999-09-15
LanguageEnglish
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Additional Details
Copyright Date1999
IllustratedYes

Dimensions
Weight9.9 Oz
Height0.6 In.
Width5.5 In.
Length8.2 In.

Target Audience
GroupTrade
Grade From9
Age Range14

Classification Method
Dewey Decimal[Fic]
Dewey Edition21

Reviews
"A flawless masterpiece."

"All those, young or old, who love a finely imagined story, beautifully told, will take The Hobbitto their hearts." Horn Book Guide "A flawless masterpiece." The Times of London


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THE HOBBIT BOOK THERE AND BACK AGAIN JRR TOLKIEN 1999 PAPER BACK

The Hobbit is an instant classic. It is the prequel to the popular series Lord of the Rings. A must have for all avid readers, especially of fantasy novels. I have the book but never read it because I'm not an avid reader. I got it brand new, but never read it. I'm selling it because I want it to be put to use. If you like reading, or like collecting classic books, this is the book for you. Especially considering the motion pictures for the book just came out. 

This book is one of the most popular books of all time. Everyone has heard of it, but what makes this particular book unique is it is a paperback, which makes for easy use on the go and a comfortable read and grip in your hand. This treasure can be all yours and is a good family book to have. Don't take it from me, you'll have to find out for yourself to see what the hype is all about. 

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