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The hobbit, or, There and back again

Author: J R R Tolkien
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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The Hobbit is a tale of high adventure, undertaken by a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. A reluctant partner in this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving, unambitious hobbit.
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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: 9780261103283 0261103288
OCLC Number: 231882867
Notes: Originally published: London: George Allen & Unwin, 1937.
Maps on lining papers.
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: [ix], 271 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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