A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum.
About the Book
As mentioned in:
- Episode #34 – Bling Your Pre-Reading with a Notebook Makeover (with Celeste Cruz) by Celeste during the Scholé Everyday segment
- Episode #62 – The Scholé Sisters Go Liberal during the Scholé Everyday segment by Pam
- Episode #64 – How Christmas is Like a Funeral during the Scholé Everyday segment by Pam
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