Join Bilbo Baggins on one of the most beloved and influential adventures of the twentieth century. Bilbo Baggins has taken his place among the ranks of the immortals of children’s fiction. Written by Professor Tolkien for his own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when published. A reluctant partner in this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving unambitious hobbit, who surprises even himself by his resourcefulness and skill as a burglar. Encounters with trolls, goblins, dwarves, elves and giant spiders, conversations with the dragon, Smaug, and a rather unwilling presence at the Battle of Five Armies are just some of the adventures that befall Bilbo.
The Hobbit has been translated into more than fourty languages and has sold an estimated 100 milliion copies sold worldwide.
Read it before seeing the final installment in the three-part major motion picture series
“One of the best loved characters in English fiction… a marvellous fantasy adventure” – Daily Mail
“A flawless masterpiece” – The Times