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Pocket Hobbit

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 1,232,602 Ratings and 31,248 Reviews

Book Description
"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort."

The hobbit-hole in question belongs to one Bilbo Baggins, an upstanding member of a "little people, about half our height, and smaller than... More
Book Information
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
BindingHardcover (368 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages304
ISBN-100007440847
ISBN-13978-0007440849
Publication Date10/01/2011
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About J.R.R. Tolkien (Author) : J.R.R. Tolkien (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was a published author, creator, editor, illustrator, narrator, and a translator of children's books. Some of the published credits of J.R.R. Tolki... more
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6/1/2014 Bridget Weldon tagged as: Inspired me, I read

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9/10/2010 Joseph Beekman said: Classic! Enduring and beautifully imaginative and always a fun adventure story!
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4/16/2010 Kate Russell said: One of my all time favourites. If you haven't read it, do so before the movie comes out! The prequel to the Lord of the Rings (which I also love - and I think Peter Jackson did a brilliant job on the movie trilogy), but it's a much lighter read with a lot of humour in it.
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1/10/2010 Joshua Baker said: An amazing classic. For everyone! It inspired me from the first page to the last...
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11/3/2009 Kieran Crowley said: I read this every five years and it always takes me back to 1981 when I first got my hands on it. At the time I'd never read anything like it and although everyone else seems to prefer The Lord of the Rings, this is the one that inspired me.
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3/5/2009 Dawn Schenk said: "It is not like you, Bilbo, to keep friends waiting on the mat, and then open the door like a pop-gun. This is what started it all for the books that followed.
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