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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again is a children's fantasy novel by English author J. R. R. Tolkien. It was published on 21 September 1937 to wide critical acclaim, being .... When the dwarves ...

25 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About The Hobbit - IGN


Nov 17, 2012 ... When The Hobbit was first published in 1937, it benefited from having a hugely positive review written anonymously in The Times Literary ...

Biography – The Tolkien Society


She died on 14 November of that year leaving the two orphaned boys effectively .... who wrote an approving report, and it was published as The Hobbit in 1937.

Translations of The Hobbit - The One Wiki to Rule Them All - Wikia


The Hobbit is the first novel by J.R.R. Tolkien set in Middle-earth. The book was first published on September 21, 1937 and is set in the years 2941 to 2942 of the  ...

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists


Written for J.R.R. Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical ..... There are some days when I actually think that the humble Hobbit is superior to ...

Five Things You May Not Know About 'Lord Of The Rings' Author ...


The pair met when Tolkien was 16, four years after he lost his mother and became an ... writing stories that put the onus on the read to make their own connections. ... When a friend heard about the story of the hobbit and his dwarf companions, ...

The Hobbit might NEVER have been written: Records show Tolkien ...


Dec 19, 2014 ... The Hobbit might NEVER have been written: Records show Tolkien ... in the Battle of the Somme when he was diagnosed with trench fever.

The Hobbit - Tolkien Gateway


Feb 15, 2016 ... It was first published on 21 September 1937 by George Allen & Unwin in ... Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit, is smoking in his porchway one day when ...

The Hobbit: J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien: 9780618968633 ...


Editorial Reviews. Amazon.com Review. Scenes from The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies .... The forward tells about the writing of the novel, and the appedices give additional details about the text. There are ... In fact, I have not read any other edition of The Hobbit for years, since the original annotated version came out.

The Hobbit Book Review - Common Sense Media


Read Common Sense Media's book review to help you make informed ... scary scenes in the pitch-blackness when Bilbo the hobbit is threatened by goblins and  ...

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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien - Tolkien Library


He is, like most of his kind, well off, well fed, and best pleased when sitting by his ... Ltd. of London published the first edition of The Hobbit in September 1937.

Which did Tolkien write first, 'The Hobbit' or 'The Lord of the Rings'?


May 5, 2007 ... The Hobbit was first published in 1937. ... How many years did it take J.R.R. Tolkien to write "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy? What has JRR ...

J.R.R. Tolkien - Author, Linguist - Biography.com


J.R.R. Tolkien's rich fantasy world of elves and hobbits has enchanted ... teaching at Oxford University, he published the popular fantasy novels The Hobbit and the ... settled with 4-year-old J.R.R. (then called Ronald) and his younger brother, ...