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The Hobbit
The Hobbit (Paperback)
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The popular paperback edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic masterpiece, illustrated for the first time with Tolkien's own painting originally created by him for the first edition, and featuring brand new reproductions of all his drawings and maps. The Hobbit is a tale of high adventure, undertaken by a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. A reluctant partner in this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving unambitious hobbit, who surprises even himself by his resourcefulness and skill as a burglar. Encounters with trolls, goblins, dwarves, elves and giant spiders, conversations with the dragon, Smaug, and a rather unwilling presence at the Battle of Five Armies are just some of the adventures that befall Bilbo. Bilbo Baggins has taken his place among the ranks of the immortals of children's fiction. Written by Professor Tolkien for his own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when published.

Fiction & Poetry >> Classic fiction pre 1945Fiction & Poetry >> FantasyFiction & Poetry >> Historical Fiction >> Myth & legend told as fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publication Date: 27/10/2011 ISBN-13: 9780261102217  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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