Synopses & Reviews
The original American full dramatization as broadcast on National Public Radio.
Bilbo Baggins, a gentle hobbit who loves the comforts of home, reluctantly joins a company of dwarves on a journey to recover plundered gold from a fierce dragon. It's a tale of high adventure and astonishing courage--and a magical prelude to the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
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About the Author
J. R. R. TOLKIEN was a writer and university professor. In addition to The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien's published fiction includes The Silmarillion, and other posthumously published books, which taken together is a connected body of work about an imaginedand much-beloved by readersworld called Middle-earth.