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The history of the hobbit. Part One, Mr. Baggins

Author: John D Rateliff; J R R Tolkien
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A major new examination of how J.R.R. Tolkien came to write his original masterpiece 'The Hobbit', including his complete unpublished draft version of the story accompanied by John Rateliff's lively and informative account of how the book came to be published. As well as recording the numerous changes made to the story both before and after publication, it examines - chapter-by-chapter - why those changes were made  Read more...
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Named Person: J R R Tolkien
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Rateliff; J R R Tolkien
ISBN: 9780007235551 Pt. 1 0007235550 Pt. 1
OCLC Number: 163872999
Description: xxxix, 467 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Mr. Baggins
Responsibility: John D. Rateliff.

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A major new examination of how J.R.R.Tolkien came to write his original masterpiece 'The Hobbit', including his complete unpublished draft version of the story, and many little-known illustrations  Read more...

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