HOME ABOUT BLOG CONTACT
A Brief History of the Hobbit

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE HOBBIT

by: John D. Rateliff
Format: Paperback

price comparison

loading

Description

A Brief History of The Hobbit presents that original manuscript version of The Hobbit and this is accompanied by John D Rateliffs lively and informative commentary which looks at the story behind Tolkiens tale As well as recording the numerous changes made both before and after publication it examines chapterbychapter why those changes were made and how they reflect Tolkiens evergrowing concept of Middleearth The original account of where Bilbo meets Gollum and steals the ring from him is reprinted here as are littleknown illustrations and maps that Tolkien produced for his own reference when drafting the story together with his later attempt to recast The Hobbit into the style of The Lord of the Rings This invaluable companion to one of the most treasured stories in English literature offers fascinating new insights to those who have grown up with this enchanting tale and will delight those who are about to enter Bilbos round door for the first time

Details

Product Code: 9780007557257
ISBN: 0007557256
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 2015-01-01
Number of Pages: 550 pages
Languages: english
Edition: No Information
Dimension: 5.12 x 1.65 x 7.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.84 pounds