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Hobbit

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ISBN-10: 054792822X

ISBN-13: 9780547928227

Edition: 2012

Authors: J. R. R. Tolkien, J. R. R. Tolkien, Martin Shaw, Peter Sis

List price: $17.99
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"In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit." So begins one of the most beloved and delightful tales in the English language. Set in the imaginary world of Middle-earth, at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale, The Hobbit is one of literature's most enduring and well-loved novels. This gift edition, with new watercolor paintings by the artist Alan Lee, celebrates the sixtieth anniversary of the first publication in 1937.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/18/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.682
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…