The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again
Sequel: The lord of the rings
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burgundy_buffalo_64 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over
red_bear_1076 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over
Bookfreak226 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 99
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blue_fox_453 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over
AAndersen_0 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages
simdra12 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 17
black_falcon_37 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over
7Liberty7 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages
alafond thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 99
SummaryAdd a Summary
Bilbo is an interesting hobbit. He goes on an adventure to the lonely mountain. He goes with several dwarves and a wizard. Its a wonderful book to read.
Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who, at the beginning, never went on an adventure but that all changes when a wizard carves a sign on his door. Bilbo and 13 dwarves go on an expedition to claim back what was theirs. In this book there will be many ups and downs, spiders and goblins. Will they reclaim what was theirs?
Bilbo Baggins, is a hobbit that enjoys the simple beaties of life such as food and smoking. However one simple visit from Gandolf changes Bilbo's life forever. Join Bilbo, Thorin, the Company of the Dwarves and Gandolf as they set of to slay a dragon, and take back what belongs to the dwarves, the Lonely Mountain.
bilbo bagins goes in a amezing journey the one he will find something that later on will start a war.
A great book to read first if you want to read more of Tolkien's Works. This is Bilbo's story of Adventure with the dwarves to reclaim their treasure in the Lonely Mountain. The come across many a foe-but Bilbo learns he is quite brave and stronger than he originally thought.
NoticesAdd a Notice
Other: How could anyone say that this book is a waste of time?!?!?! I've never regretted reading a Tolkien book! Not only is The Hobbit great, but so are all of the other books by Tolkien! If you liked The Hobbit you MUST read Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion!
Other: Don't listen to fearlessforever! This is not a time waster! It is one of the best books ever!
Other: The Hobbit is amazing!! It is definitely not a waste of time!
Other: The Hobbit rocks!! Waste as much time as you can on it!!
QuotesAdd a Quote
"It likes riddles ... does it?" Gollum
Voiceless it cries,
Wingless it flutters,
Toothless it bites,
Mouth less it mutters.
Chip the glasses and crack the plates! /
Blunt the knives and bend the forks! /
That's what Bilbo Baggins hates-- /
Smash the bottles and burn the corks! //
Cut the cloth and tread on the fat! /
Pour the milk on the pantry floor! /
Leave the bones on the bedroom mat! /
Splash the wine on every door! //
Dump the crocks in a boiling bowl; /
Pound them up with a thumping pole; /
And when you've finished, if any are whole, /
Send them down the hall to roll!
That's what Bilbo Baggins hates!
So, carefully! carefully with the plates!
"You don't really suppose, do you, that all your adventures and escapes were managed by mere luck, just for your sole benefit? You are a very fine person, Mr. Baggins, and I am very fond of you; but you are only quite a little fellow in a wide world after all!"-Gandalf
"What do you mean?" he said. "Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?" - Gandalf
Far over the Misty Mountains cold
To dungeons deep and caverns old
We must away ere break of day
to claim our long-forgotten gold.
“Old Took's great-granduncle Bullroarer...was so huge (for a hobbit) that he could ride a horse. He charged the ranks of the goblins of Mount Gram in the Battle of the Green Fields, and knocked their king Golfibul's head clean off with a wooden club. It sailed a hundred yards through the air and went down a rabbit-hole, and in this way the battle was won and the game of Golf was invented at the same moment.”
Gollum; What is a Bagginses?
"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty 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 eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort."
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The Hobbit 3 Battle of the Five Armies - Official Movie Trailer (2014) (HD)
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