The Hobbit (Hardback)
  • The Hobbit (Hardback)

The Hobbit (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 12/09/2013
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This special slipcased edition is bound in red cloth with an exclusive wraparound dragon design in gold foil, and is the ideal Christmas gift for Tolkien fans and book collectors. The first new illustrated edition of The Hobbit for more than 15 years contains 150 brand new colour illustrations. Artist Jemima Catlin's charming and lively interpretation brings Tolkien's beloved characters to life in a way that will entice and entertain a new generation of readers. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable and quiet life. His contentment is disturbed one day when the wizard, Gandalf, and the dwarves arrive to take him away on an adventure. Smaug certainly looked fast asleep, when Bilbo peeped once more from the entrance. He was just about to step out on to the floor when he caught a sudden thin ray of red from under the drooping lid of Smaug's left eye. He was only pretending to sleep! He was watching the tunnel entrance! Whisked from his comfortable hobbit-hole by Gandalf the wizard and a band of dwarves. Bilbo Baggins finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007497911

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“One of my favourite books!”

I first read The Hobbit in my teens, and the story has stayed with me ever since. I love this cover, it really gives a feel of Bag End! A great introduction to Tolkien's wonderfully epic world of Middle Earth.

Paperback edition
18th May 2013
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“Quintessential Fantasy (Potential Spoilers)”

So the Hobbit was a re-read for me, although it felt more like reading it for the first time. I first read it about ten years ago, when I was seven at the oldest. Coming back to it ten years later is weird, especially... More

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9th January 2014
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“The Hobbit”

Ilove it I have read The Hobbit before but what a beautiful imagination that Tolkien had a timeless masterpiece.

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17th February 2013
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