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The Hobbit Audiobook

The Hobbit

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Publisher's Summary

Like every other hobbit, Bilbo Baggins likes nothing better than a quiet evening in his snug hole in the ground, dining on a sumptuous dinner in front of a fire. But when a wandering wizard captivates him with tales of the unknown, Bilbo becomes restless. Soon he joins the wizard’s band of homeless dwarves in search of giant spiders, savage wolves, and other dangers. Bilbo quickly tires of the quest for adventure and longs for the security of his familiar home. But before he can return to his life of comfort, he must face the greatest threat of all - a treasure-troving dragon named Smaug.

In this fantasy classic, master storyteller J.R.R. Tolkein creates a bewitching world filled with delightful creatures and thrilling dangers. Narrator Rob Inglis will hold listeners of all ages spellbound with his skillful portrayal of hobbits, dwarves, and enchanted beasts.

©1966 J.R.R. Tolkien (P)1991 Recorded Books

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    "A classic tale read by a master Narrator"

    Tolkien's enchanting prelude to The Lord of the Rings is here read by a master of the craft. The story flows flawlessly and it keep the listener/reader engaged.

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    Andrew L Young 05-17-15
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    Timeless story. Amazing reading capturing the unique personality of each character. Highest recommendation for anyone who loves a classic work.

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    dianne 05-16-15
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    Excellent on all counts!
    Enjoyed very much. The narrator is perfect for this book. Will listen to more of same.

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    RocknChairHippie Maine, USA 05-14-15
    RocknChairHippie Maine, USA 05-14-15 Member Since 2014

    Who says, "Money can't buy happiness? It buys Books & Yarn....I'm happy! 💜

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    "Best Fairytale there is!"

    I've read this many times. Great to have it on audiobooks now. Still love it.

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    "incredibly and exceptionally well narrated"

    the songs are sung with great affection and the characters brought to life with a narrative style thats absolutely flawless

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    Maggie D. 05-12-15
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    "Best ever!"

    Rob Inglis is truly an artist un his way with words. He had brought this book to life like no other. Thank you.

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    Rob Vertrees 05-08-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Gandalf is right - this Hobbit is quite remarkable"

    Very enjoyable performance of a timeless classic! The tale of Bilbo Baggins' journey is one to he shared with friends and loved ones for ages!

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    JimmyinGA GA 04-29-15
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    "Great book and great audio"

    I enjoyed they Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies, but I had not read The Hobbit. This was a great telling if the sorry.

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    artist4rags 04-29-15
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    "so gooood!! loved it"

    loved the reader in this book. the hobbit book is amazing, doesn't compare to the movies but I liked the movies as well. great buy

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    David 04-29-15
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    "One of the greatest stories of all time!!!!"

    listening to this after reading it really brought the story to life. the narrations were some of the best I have ever heard.

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