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The Hobbit, or, There and back again

Author: J R R Tolkien
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1982, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Authorized ed., Rev. edView all editions and formats
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The adventures of the well-to-do hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, who lived happily in his comfortable home until a wandering wizard granted his wish. Bilbo Baggins was a hobbit who wanted to be left alone in quiet comfort. But the wizard Gandalf came along with a band of homeless dwarves. Soon Bilbo was drawn into their quest, facing evil orcs, savage wolves, giant spiders, and worse unknown dangers. Finally, it was Bilbo --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Bilbo Baggins; Bilbo Baggins
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien
ISBN: 9780345339683 0345339681 0808520806 9780808520801
OCLC Number: 28576356
Notes: Prelude to: The lord of the rings.
Target Audience: 1000
Description: [11], 306 pages : maps ; 18 cm
Contents: An Unexpected Party --
Roast Mutton --
A Short Rest --
Over Hill and Under Hill --
Riddles in the Dark --
Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire --
Queer Lodgings --
Flies and Spiders --
Barrels Out of Bond --
A Warm Welcome --
On the Doorstep --
Inside Information --
Not at Home --
Fire and Water --
The Gathering of the Clouds --
A Thief in the Night --
The Clouds Burst --
The Return Journey --
The Last Stage.
Other Titles: There and back again
Responsibility: by J.R.R. Tolkien ; maps of Middle-earth, George Allen & Unwin Publishers.
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The adventures of the well-to-do hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, who lived happily in his comfortable home until a wandering wizard granted his wish. Bilbo Baggins was a hobbit who wanted to be left alone in quiet comfort. But the wizard Gandalf came along with a band of homeless dwarves. Soon Bilbo was drawn into their quest, facing evil orcs, savage wolves, giant spiders, and worse unknown dangers. Finally, it was Bilbo -- alone and unaided -- who had to confront the great dragon Smaug, the terror of an entire countryside...

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