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The Hobbit
by J. R. R. Tolkien | Science Fiction & Fantasy
Registered by wingDavros-10wing of Lutwyche, Queensland Australia on 12/18/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by wingDavros-10wing from Lutwyche, Queensland Australia on Monday, December 18, 2017

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From amazon.com:

"Film tie-in edition of the bestselling classic work of fantasy of Bilbo Baggins' adventures in Middle-earth, featuring the complete story as shown in the film trilogy, with a striking cover image from Peter Jackson's film adaptation and drawings and maps by J.R.R. Tolkien. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an unexpected journey 'there and back again'. They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon...The prelude to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit has sold many millions of copies since its publication in 1937, establishing itself as one of the most beloved and influential books of the twentieth century.

REVIEW
'One of the best loved characters in English fiction... a marvellous fantasy adventure' Daily Mail 'Finely written saga of dwarves and elves, fearsome goblins and trolls... an exciting epic of travel, magical adventure, working up to a devastating climax' The Observer 'A flawless masterpiece' The Times

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 50 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

PRODUCT DETAILS
Mass Market Paperback: 400 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers; International Film tie-in edition edition (November 4, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0007591861
ISBN-13: 978-0007591862
Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 4.2 x 1.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 7.8 ounces
Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars (19,079 customer reviews)" 


Journal Entry 2 by wingDavros-10wing at Coles Shopping Centre in Kedron, Queensland Australia on Sunday, January 14, 2018

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Released 9 mos ago (1/14/2018 UTC) at Coles Shopping Centre in Kedron, Queensland Australia

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