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The Hobbit or there and back again

by J. R. R. Tolkien

The Hobbit is an epic tale of heroism, friendship, and adventure that takes place in the gorgeous, vast, and storied world of MIDDLE-EARTH. Living contentedly in his hobbit hole in Bag End, Bilbo Baggins discovers that he is on the wrong side of an adventure.

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The son of Arthur Reuel Tolkien (1857-1896), an English bank manager, and his wife Mabel, née Suffield (1870-1904), in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (later annexed by the British Empire; now...

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