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The hobbit

Author: J R R Tolkien; Peter S Beagle
Publisher: [S.l.] : Ballantine Books, 1986.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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THE GREATEST FANTASY EPIC OF OUR TIME 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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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fantastic fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Bilbo Baggins
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien; Peter S Beagle
ISBN: 0345339681 9780345339683
OCLC Number: 1114276785
Notes: Mass Market Paperback.
The enchanting prelude to The Lord of The Rings--cover.
Prelude to: The lord of the rings.
Target Audience: 1000
Description: 320 p. ; 18 cm.
Other Titles: There and back again
Responsibility: J.R.R. Tolkien.

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THE GREATEST FANTASY EPIC OF OUR TIME 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 . . . This stirring adventure fantasy begins the tale of the hobbits that was continued by J.R.R. Tolkien in his bestselling epic The Lord of the Rings.

Whisked away from his comfortable, unambitious life in his hobbit-hole by Gandalf the wizard and a company of dwarves, Bilbo Baggins finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon.

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