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The Hobbit : Or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien (2002, Paperback)
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ISBN-10:

0618260307

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Trade Paper, Book

ISBN-13:

9780618260300

Publication Year:

2002

Author:

J.R.R. Tolkien

Language:

English

ISBN:

9780618260300

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Synopsis
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 Hobbitmet 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!

J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to his Lord of the Rings trilogy featuring cover art by the author. 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.

Written for J.R.R. Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when first published more than sixty years ago. Now recognized as a timeless classic with sales of more than 40 million copies worldwide, this introduction to Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf the Wizard, and the spectacular world of Middle-earth tells of the adventures of a reluctant hero, a powerful and dangerous ring, and the cruel dragon Smaug the Magnificent.


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ISBN-100618260307
ISBN-139780618260300

Key Details
AuthorJ. R. R. Tolkien
Number Of Pages384 pages
FormatPaperback
Publication Date2002-08-15
LanguageEnglish
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Additional Details
Copyright Date2001
IllustratedYes

Dimensions
Weight12 Oz
Height0.9 In.
Width5.1 In.
Length7.8 In.

Target Audience
GroupYoung Adult Audience
Grade FromFifth Grade
Age Range10

Classification Method
LC Classification NumberPR6039.O32H6
Dewey Decimal[Fic]
Dewey Edition21

Reviews
"One of the most freshly original and delightfully imaginative books for children that have appeared in many a long day... The Hobbit is a glorious account of a magnificent adventure, filled with suspense and seasoned with a quiet humor that is irrestible... All those, young or old, who love a fine adventurous tale, beautifully told, will take The Hobbit to their hearts" The New York Times Book Review

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