Read The HobbitAuthor J.R.R. Tolkien – groundhogwalking.co.uk

The Hobbit Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling any further than his pantry or his cellar But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf, and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon Bilbo is most reluctant to take part in this quest, but he surprises even himself by his resourcefulness and his skill as a burglar This edition, published to mark the 75th anniversary of first publication, includes a foreword by Christopher Tolkien. New Read The Hobbit [ Author ] J.R.R. Tolkien [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. Some books are almost impossible to review If a book is bad, how easily can we dwell on its flaws But if the book is good, how do you give any recommendation that is equal the book Unless you are an author of equal worth to the one whose work you review, what powers of prose and observation are you likely to have to fitly adorn the work The Hobbit is at one level simply a charming adventure story, perhaps one of the most charming and most adventurous ever told There, see how simple that w Some books are almost impossible to review If a book is bad, how easily can we dwell on its flaws But if the book is good, how do you give any recommendation that is equal the book Unless you are an author of equal worth to the one...

  2. In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Bilbo Baggins, living comfortably in his hobbit hole in Bag End, finds himself on the wrong end of an adventure.Gandalf the Grey has come recruiting for a burglar willing to raid the home of Smaug a dragon whose taken over the ancestral home of the dwarves.These dwarves, who number thirteen, are deeply suspicious and are unwilling to proceed unless their number is rounded up Evil is afoot and they refuse to ignore common sense aka superstition In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Bilbo Baggins, living comfortably in his hobbit hole in Bag End, finds himself on the wrong end of an adventure.Gandalf the Grey has come recruiting for a burglar willing to raid the home of Smaug a dragon whose taken over the ancestral home of the dwarves.These dwarves, who number thirteen, are deeply suspicious and are unwilling to proceed unless their number is rounded up Evil is afoot and they refuse to ignore common sense aka superstition.Gandalf soon finds that persuading Bilb...

  3. Dear Tolkien fans please don t leave a comment if you re going to spew hatred I ll just delete it I m glad you enjoy Tolkien s work, but I am actually allowed to feel this way, no matter how scandalous you find that idea Thank you To be fair, it really is a cool story Mr Tolkien s imagination is endless and I respect him immensely for that To be able to conjure a whole new, magical world and all these creatures in it. absolutely amazing But it is also a very long winded story and I fou Dear Tolkien fans please don t leave a comment if you re going to spew hatred I ll just delete it I m glad you enjoy Tolkien s work, but I am actually allowed to feel this way, no matter how scandalous you find ...

  4. In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit Books exist in time and place and our experience of them is affected by the specific time and place in which we encounter them Sometimes an uplifting or inspiring book can change the path of a life that has wandered onto a wrong course Sometimes a book, discovered early on, can form part of the foundation of who we are Or, discovered late, can offer insight into the journey we have taken to date Sometimes a book is just a book But not The Hobbi In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit Books exist in time and place and our experience of them is affected by the specific time and place in which we encounter them Sometimes an uplifting or inspiring book can change the path of a life that has wandered onto a wrong course Sometimes a book, discovered early on, can form part of the foundation of who we are Or, discovered late, can offer...

  5. There are some days when I actually think that the humble Hobbit is superior to it s bohemoth brother,The Lord of the RingsIt s a much tighter story, and Bilbo is a muchappeal character than is Frodo I also just love this poem, from The HobbitFar over the misty mountains coldTo dungeons deep and caverns oldWe must away ere break of dayTo seek the pale enchanted gold.The dwarves of yore made m...

  6. From a hole in the ground came one of my favorite characters of all time, the very reluctant and unassuming hero, Bilbo Baggins As a child, The Hobbit sparked my young imagination, causing wonderful daydreams and horrible nightmares As a teen, the book made me want to become a writer of fantastical talesor go shoeless, live in a hole and smoke a pipe As an adult, Tolkien s novel maintains within me a link to my childhood, safekeeping cherished memories and evoking everlasting emotions The From a hole in the ground ...

  7. To call this the epitome in which all high fantasy should be judged does not quite suffice this is simply one of the best books that has ever been written or will ever be written The Hobbit defines the high fantasy genre along with its sequel, of course, and has been an inspiration to countless authors and readers alike Tolkien, quite literally, kick started a genre that would eventually capture the hearts of thousands of people He changed the literary world He made fantasy real The best f To call this the epitome in which all high fantasy should be judged does not quite suffice this is simply one of the best books that has ever been written or will ever be written The Hobbit defines the high fantasy genre along with its sequel, of course, and has been an inspiration to countless authors and readers alike Tolkien, quite literally, kick started a genre that would eventually capture the hearts of thousands of people He changed the literary world He made fantasy real The best fantasy universe ever createdMiddle Earth is undoubtedly the best fantasy universe created It is the most origin...

  8. 610 The Hobbit There and Back Again, J.R.R TolkienThe Hobbit, or There and Back Again is a fantasy novel by English author J R R Tolkien It was published on 21 September 1937 to wide critical acclaim, being nominated for the Carnegie Medal and awarded a prize from the New York Herald Tribune for best juvenile fiction The book remains popular and is recognized as a classic in children s literature 2004 610 The Hobbit There and Back Again, J.R.R TolkienThe Hobbit, or There and Back Again is a fantasy...

  9. I probably won t write a full review here, as this is just a reread for me, but I found this just as enchanting as the first time I read it While I still like this one only SLIGHTLY less than The Lord of the Rings, I m glad I took the opportunity to read this first before diving into a reread of LOTR this year When I first read Tolkien s books about 15 years ago I didn t experience The Hobbit until I finished LOTR, so i...

  10. JUST AMAZING FUN AND BEAUTIFUL ADVENTURE I HAD TO READ THE END AGAIN BECAUSE OF MY LOVEhow they made three films out of this impresses me