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The Hobbit : Film Tie-In - J. R. R. Tolkien

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Published: 1st September 2012
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Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End.

But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an unexpected journey ′there and back again′. They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon...

The prelude to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit has sold many millions of copies since its publication in 1937, establishing itself as one of the most beloved and influential books of the twentieth century.

About the Author

J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 30 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

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    4.0

    The hobbit

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      This book was for my 10 year old son for a gift for Christmas. He absolutely loves reading this book.

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      5.0

      An Oldie but a Goodie

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      • Great For Any Age
      • Takes You To Another World
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        A great read for all age groups.

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        5.0

        FANTASTIC

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        • Deserves Multiple Readings
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          'One of the best loved characters in English fiction... a marvellous fantasy adventure' Daily Mail 'Finely written saga of dwarves and elves, fearsome goblins and trolls... an exciting epic of travel, magical adventure, working up to a devastating climax' The Observer 'A flawless masterpiece' The Times

          ISBN: 9780007487288
          ISBN-10: 0007487282
          Audience: General
          Format: Paperback
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 400
          Published: 1st September 2012
          Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
          Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.0  x 2.6
          Weight (kg): 0.28