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The Hobbit

The Desolation of Smaug: The Movie Storybook

The Hobbit( )
Text by: Kempshall, Paddy
Author: Walsh, Fran
Boyens, Philippa
Jackson, Peter
Tolkien, J. R. R.
Dunnicliffe, Neil
ISBN:978-0-00-753111-0
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $14.99
Book Description:

Relive the whole story of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in this fantastic photo-filled book.

Book Details
Pages:48
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):22 x 28 x 0.19 cm
Book Weight:0.23 Kilograms
Author Biography
Walsh, Fran (Text by)
A writer of fantasies, Tolkien, a professor of language and literature at Oxford University, was always intrigued by early English and the imaginative use of language. In his greatest story, the trilogy The Lord of the Rings (1954--56), Tolkien invented a language with vocabulary, grammar, syntax, even poetry of its own. Though readers have created various possible allegorical interpretations, Tolkien has said: "It is not about anything but itself. (Certainly it has no allegorical intentions, general, particular or topical, moral, religious or political.)" In The Adventures of Tom Bombadil (1962), Tolkien tells the story of the "master of wood, water, and hill," a jolly teller of tales and singer of songs, one of the multitude of characters in his romance, saga, epic, or fairy tales about his country of the Hobbits.

Tolkien was also a formidable medieval scholar, as evidenced by his work, Beowulf: The Monster and the Critics (1936) and his edition of Anciene Wisse: English Text of the Anciene Riwle.

Among his works published posthumously, are The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún and The Fall of Arthur, which was edited by his son, Christopher.

In 2013, his title, The\Hobbit (Movie Tie-In) made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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