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"A finely written saga of dwarves and elves, fearsome goblins and trolls... an exciting epic of travel and magical adventure, all working up to a devastating climax." Observer
"A flawless masterpiece ... One of the most influential books of our generation." The Times
"The Hobbit is quite simply a must read, a real delight." Fantasy Book Review
Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home; then one day the wizard Gandalf and a band of dwarves arrive unexpectedly and enlist his services – as a burglar – on a dangerous expedition to raid the treasure-hoard of Smaug the dragon. Bilbo’s life is never to be the same again.
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MnM from UK
This book is amazing!!!!!! Love it!!!!!! :)
Paul from Australia
Lol the only people that didn\'t like the book were because they were in year 7 or something. I\'m still pretty young, and I\'ll admit the vocabulary, etc. is a bit old-fashioned and hard to understand, but otherwise 10/10. The movies are great too.
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