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The Hobbit : or, there and back again

Author: J R R Tolkien
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to share in an adventure from which he may never return.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien
ISBN: 0261102214 9780261102217
OCLC Number: 37709320
Notes: Reprint of ed. previously published: London : Grafton, 1991.
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: London : HarperCollins ; 1993 285 pages : illustrations, 2 maps ; 18 cm
Responsibility: by J.R.R. Tolkien ; illustrated by the author.

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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 Read more...

 
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