"What is is about? It is a fantasy novel and children's book. It follows the quest of home-loving hobbit Bilbo Baggins to win a share of the treasure guarded by the dragon, Smaug. Bilbo's journey takes him from light-hearted, rural surroundings into darker, deeper territory. The story is told in the form of an episodic quest, and most chapters introduce a specific creature, or type of creature, of Tolkien's Wilderland. By accepting the disreputable, romantic, fey and adventurous side of his natur"
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"So much better than the movies, I read this and thought it was amazing. I then bought the first Lord of the Rings, and was probably one of the worst mistakes of my life besides that one time with that girl..wait, nevermind. This book should stand alone. It isn't that long but is full of great detail about a hobbit's journey and what he finds along the way."