The Hobbit

Paperback | June 26, 2012

byJ. R. R. Tolkien

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The Hobbit is the unforgettable story of Bilbo, a peace-loving hobbit, who embarks on a strange and magical adventure.A timeless classic.Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home; then one day the wizard Gandalf and a band of dwarves arrive unexpectedly and enlist his services - as a burglar - on a dangerous expedition to raid the treasure-hoard of Smaug the dragon. Bilbo''s life is never to be the same again.Seldom has any book been so widely read and loved as J. R.R. Tolkien''s classic tale, ''The Hobbit''. Since its first publication in 1937 it has remained in print to delight each new generation of readers all over the world, and its hero, Bilbo Baggins, has taken his place among the ranks of the immortals of fiction.

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The Hobbit is the unforgettable story of Bilbo, a peace-loving hobbit, who embarks on a strange and magical adventure.A timeless classic.Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home; then one day the wizard Gandalf and a band of dwarves arrive unexpectedly and enlist his services - as a burglar - on a dangerous expedition to raid the treas...

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 50 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.76 × 5.12 × 0 inPublished:June 26, 2012Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007458428

ISBN - 13:9780007458424

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Entertaining and full of adventure!!!! I read this book and the same edition when I was younger. It is very entertaining and is perfect for kids that like to read. Consider purchasing the entire bundle, as it is a bit of a better buy.
Date published: 2015-07-11
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Date published: 2012-11-11