The Hobbit (CD-Audio)
  • The Hobbit (CD-Audio)
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CD-Audio Published: 04/10/2012
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Dwarves, elves, goblins, trolls, dragons and wizards - these are the ingredients of J.R.R. Tolkien's wonderful fantasy, the prelude to The Lord of The Rings, now the subject of a major feature film series. The hero of the tale is Bilbo Baggins, a home-loving unambitious hobbit who is suddenly thrust into what turns out to be the biggest adventure of his life. Guided by Gandalf the wizard, Bilbo and a company of dwarves set out to destroy Smaug the Magnificent, a ferocious dragon who guards a treasure hoard. Their journey contains many dangers, and in facing them the reluctant Bilbo's great resourcefulness and courage surprises everyone - not least himself! Since it was first broadcast in 1968, this BBC Radio 4 dramatisation has become a classic in its own right, perfectly evoking Tolkien's magical other world and its enchanting, fantastic inhabitants. 5 CDs. 3 hours 45 mins.

Publisher: BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
ISBN: 9781445846637

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17th November 2013
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“The Hobbit”

The Hobbit is a classic made even better for being read by Martin Shaw. He has such a sexy voice, I could listen to this all day. And the abridgement isn't that noticeable; certainly nothing major is left out.

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