Bilbo Baggins has no idea of the adventures in store, or the events he'll set off, when he agrees to accompany Thorin Oakenshield, the Dwarf-Lord, to the lair of Smaug the Dragon. Using his wits at each step along the way, the hobbit encounters wizards, elves, men, goblins, and a creature named Gollum, evading danger and helping to bring peace to the realm of Middle Earth.
The text in this edition is based on that first published in Great Britain by Collins Modern Classics (1998), and includes a note on the text by Douglas A. Anderson (2001) that explains the corrections made. 365 pages, softcover.
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