The Hobbit  Or  There and Back Again Book
Score: 4
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The Hobbit Or There and Back Again


  • Author : J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Publisher : Large Print Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 481
  • ISBN 10 : 1594130051

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The Hobbit Or There and Back Again Excerpt :

Tolkien's "The Hobbit," which first appeared on the literary scene in 1937, sets the stage for the epic trilogy that Tolkien was to write in the coming years. Unabridged. 4 CDs.

The Hobbit Book

The Hobbit


  • Author : Charles Dixon
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008-04-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 133
  • ISBN 10 : 1435242726

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The Hobbit Excerpt :

Chronicles the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, who embarks on a quest to reclaim stolen treasure from the dragon Smaug, along with his dwarve companions and the wizard Gandalf, and unwittingly returns to the Shire with a Ring of Power.

A Brief History of the Hobbit Book

A Brief History of the Hobbit


  • Author : John D. Rateliff
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2015-01-15
  • Genre: Baggins, Frodo (Fictitious character)
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 0007557256

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A Brief History of the Hobbit Excerpt :

This brand new, shorter edition of the critically acclaimed work includes J.R.R. Tolkien's complete draft manuscript of 'The Hobbit', together with notes about its history, and is perfect for readers of all ages wishing to know more about how he came to write his beloved masterpiece.J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is a tale that grew in the telling, and many character and story threads present in the published book were completely different when Tolkien first read the story to his young sons as part of their fireside reads. A Brief History of The Hobbit presents that original manuscript version of The Hobbit, and this is accompanied by John D. Rateliff's lively and informative commentary, which looks at the story behind Tolkien's tale. As well as recording the numerous changes made both before and after publication, it examineschapter-by-chapter - why those changes were made and how they reflect Tolkien's ever-growing concept of Middle-earth. The original account of where Bilbo meets Gollum and steals the ring from him is reprinted here, as are little-known illustrations and maps that Tolkien produced for his own reference when drafting the story, together with his later attempt to recast The Hobbit into the style of The Lord of the Rings. This invaluable companion to one of the most treasured stories in English literature offers fascinating new insights to those who have grown up with this enchanting tale, and will delight those who are about to enter Bilbo's round door for the first time.

Treasure island Book
Score: 3.5
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Treasure island


  • Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1884
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : OXFORD:590943561

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The Hobbit Book
Score: 4.5
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The Hobbit


  • Author : J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Release Date : 1986-07-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 10 : 0345339681

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The Hobbit Excerpt :

The stirring adventure that begins The Lord of the Rings, the greatest fantasy epic of all time When Thorin Oakenshield and his band of dwarves embark upon a dangerous quest to reclaim the hoard of gold stolen from them by the evil dragon Smaug, Gandalf the wizard suggests an unlikely accomplice: Bilbo Baggins, an unassuming Hobbit dwelling in peaceful Hobbiton. Along the way, the company faces trolls, goblins, giant spiders, and worse. But as they journey from the wonders of Rivendell to the terrors of Mirkwood and beyond, Bilbo will find that there is more to him than anyone—himself included—ever dreamed. Unexpected qualities of courage and cunning, and a love of adventure, propel Bilbo toward his great destiny . . . a destiny that waits in the dark caverns beneath the Misty Mountains, where a twisted creature known as Gollum jealously guards a precious magic ring.

The Fellowship of the Ring Book
Score: 4
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The Fellowship of the Ring


  • Author : John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Adventure stories
  • Pages : 66
  • ISBN 10 : 9780007269709

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The Fellowship of the Ring Excerpt :

Fantasy fiction. The first ever illustrated paperback of part one of Tolkien's epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, featuring 19 colour paintings by Alan Lee.

The Art of the Hobbit by J R R  Tolkien Book
Score: 5
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The Art of the Hobbit by J R R Tolkien


  • Author : Wayne G. Hammond
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 143
  • ISBN 10 : 0547928254

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The Art of the Hobbit by J R R Tolkien Excerpt :

Analyzes and illuminates Tolkien's lesser-known achievements as an artist and collects the complete artwork created for "The Hobbit," including over one hundred sketches, paintings, maps, and plans.

Hobbit Book
Score: 3
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Hobbit


  • Author : J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1990-01-01
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 0605956723

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Literature Guide Book

Literature Guide


  • Author : J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2002-09
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN 10 : 0439411297

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Literature Guide Excerpt :

32-page guide for all 3 books!

A Companion to J  R  R  Tolkien Book

A Companion to J R R Tolkien


  • Author : Stuart D. Lee
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-06-02
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 590
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119656029

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A Companion to J R R Tolkien Excerpt :

This is a complete resource for scholars and students of Tolkien, as well as avid fans, with coverage of his life, work, dominant themes, influences, and the critical reaction to his writing. An in-depth examination of Tolkien’s entire work by a cadre of top scholars Provides up-to-date discussion and analysis of Tolkien’s scholarly and literary works, including his latest posthumous book, The Fall of Arthur, as well as addressing contemporary adaptations, including the new Hobbit films Investigates various themes across his body of work, such as mythmaking, medieval languages, nature, war, religion, and the defeat of evil Discusses the impact of his work on art, film, music, gaming, and subsequent generations of fantasy writers

Financial Accounting For Dummies Book

Financial Accounting For Dummies


  • Author : Maire Loughran
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-12-30
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119758129

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Financial Accounting For Dummies Excerpt :

Learn to speak fluent finance—and ace your exams! Warren Buffett said that “accounting is the language of business.’’ And for many accounting and business students, the obscure terminology of accounting makes fluency hard to achieve. Financial Accounting For Dummies can help to demystify abstract concepts in a straightforward, friendly way. With step-by-step examples and real-world scenarios practice, it helps you grasp the fundamentals of accounting until you’re ready to interpret, analyze, and evaluate corporate financial statements like you’ve been doing it all your life. Packed with easy-to-understand examples, this book takes you from the big three financial statements all the way through to income taxes. Or join the anti-fraud squad by discovering how to spot the ten most common accounting shenanigans. Grasp introductory financial accounting course material Explore common concepts financial professionals use to compile reports Understand leases, free cash flow, and statement analysis Learn accounting for small businesses Whether you’re studying for your bachelor’s, MBA, or MAcc, you’ll find everything you need to speak the language of finance like a native—and use it to get to wherever you want to go!

Exploring J R R  Tolkien s The Hobbit Book
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Exploring J R R Tolkien s The Hobbit


  • Author : Corey Olsen
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547739465

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Exploring J R R Tolkien s The Hobbit Excerpt :

The host of the popular podcast The Tolkien Professor provides an in-depth tour of The Hobbit, detailing the secrets and stories behind the characters within the prelude to The Lord of the Rings. 30,000 first printing.

The Tolkienaeum Book

The Tolkienaeum


  • Author : Mark T. Hooker
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2014-06-05
  • Genre: Fantasy fiction, English
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 149975910X

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The Tolkienaeum Excerpt :

Combines both previously published and unpublished essays, to bring [Hooker's] latest essays together in one convenient volume. Many of the previously published essays have been revised and expanded.--cf. p. x.

The Hobbit  the Desolation of Smaug Book

The Hobbit the Desolation of Smaug


  • Author : Brian Sibley
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 171
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547898704

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The Hobbit the Desolation of Smaug Excerpt :

Draws on exclusive interviews with director Peter Jackson, cast members and principal filmmakers to share behind-the-scenes insights into the second entry in the trilogy inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prequel, in a volume sumptuously illustrated by set photos and special-effects scenes. Original. 125,000 first printing. Movie tie-in.