The Hobbit

Or There And Back Again

Tolkien, J. R. R.

Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Hobbit
The Hobbit is one of the greatest fantasy sagas of all time, a classic that has captivated generations of readers and is now an eagerly anticipated film by Peter Jackson, Academy Award-winning director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. When Thorin Oakenshield and his band of dwarves embark upon a dangerous quest to reclaim the hoard of gold stolen from them by the evil dragon Smaug, Gandalf the wizard suggests an unlikely accomplice: Bilbo Baggins, an unassuming Hobbit dwelling in peaceful Hobbiton. Along the way, the company faces trolls, goblins, giant spiders, and worse. But as they journey from the wonders of Rivendell to the terrors of Mirkwood and beyond, Bilbo will find that there is more to him than anyone--himself included--ever dreamed. Unexpected qualities of courage and cunning, and a love of adventure, propel Bilbo toward his great destiny . . . a destiny that waits in the dark caverns beneath the Misty Mountains, where a twisted creature known as Gollum jealously guards a precious magic ring. © New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Del Rey, 2002
ISBN: 0345534832


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When Bilbo Baggins has unexpected guests, he ends up going on a journey that propels him towards a destiny he never unexpected.

Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return. Also available as an eBook.

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Oct 11, 2013
  • MichelleBees rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

you can return to this book like an old friend and upon rereading find new and thrilling nuances. like kellygmayer, i am not a fantasy fan but adore tolkien.

Aug 28, 2013
  • Kdmullerspy rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Awesome book!!!!!!! I'm so glad I read this!!

Jul 08, 2013
  • kellygmayer rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Didn't think I liked fantasy, but I enjoyed this.

if you want to start reading fantasy you should start from here

Apr 05, 2013
  • _Abi_ rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book is amazing! I love Tolkien....he's one of the best authors and this book will NOT disappoint. especially if u are a LOTR fan. I've read this book and seen the movie 7 times....they're both awesome

May 12, 2012
  • Born_to_be_Dauntless rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is the coolest book ever!!!! cant wait for the movie

Dec 02, 2011
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Loved this book! Wasn't sure what to expect, but I enjoyed the adventures :-)


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