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Hobbit: Illustrated Edition

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ISBN-10: 0544174224

ISBN-13: 9780544174221

Edition: 2013

Authors: J. R. R. Tolkien, Jemima Catlin

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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/1/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

A writer of fantasies, Tolkien, a professor of language and literature at Oxford University, was always intrigued by early English and the imaginative use of language. In his greatest story, the trilogy The Lord of the Rings (1954--56), Tolkien invented a language with vocabulary, grammar, syntax, even poetry of its own. Though readers have created various possible allegorical interpretations, Tolkien has said: "It is not about anything but itself. (Certainly it has no allegorical intentions, general, particular or topical, moral, religious or political.)" In The Adventures of Tom Bombadil (1962), Tolkien tells the story of the "master of wood, water, and hill," a jolly teller of tales and…