The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Series: Middle-Earth Universe
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
First published September 21st, 1937
Genres: Middle Grade (/YA), Fantasy
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback
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Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an unexpected journey ‘there and back again’. They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon.

The prelude to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit has sold many millions of copies since its publication in 1937, establishing itself as one of the most beloved and influential books of the twentieth century.

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