Read a sample of The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien
The Kindle sample can be read on a desktop PC using the widget below. However, on mobile devices the widget will open in a new window. Use the breadcrumbs above to navigate back to the review page.
"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.
Jeff from England
A brilliant book.
Steve from America
I\'m by no means a literary critic or an avid reader, but it is quite a good book, very mystical and exciting, though it can be boring at times, although this is the case with any book. If you\'re looking for a good classic then this would be a good book to pick up.
Seth from Canada
Read more samples from our top-rated books similar to The Hobbit
The Dragonsdome Chronicles
Quenelda has always had a magical bond with dragons, and her greatest wish is to fly one and fight alongside her father in the war against the hobgoblins. Root, on the othe...