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The Hobbit or There and Back Again

The Hobbit or There and Back Again

Summary

THE GREATEST FANTASY EPIC OF OUR TIME Bilbo Baggins was a hobbit who wanted to be left alone in quiet comfort. But the wizard Gandalf came along with a band of homeless dwarves. Soon Bilbo was drawn into their quest, facing evil orcs, savage wolves, giant spiders, and worse unknown dangers. Finally, it was Bilboalone and unaidedwho had to confront the great dragon Smaug, the terror of an entire countryside . . . This stirring adventure fantasy begins the tale of the hobbits that was continued by J.R.R. Tolkien in his bestselling epic The Lord of the Rings.

Author: Tolkien, J. R. R.

Language: English | Copyright: 1996 |


Vocabulary Words

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  • thrush
  • chiefest
  • blighter
  • infuriate
  • smote
  • humoured
  • largish
  • conspirator
  • armour
  • precipices

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