Synopsis: Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End.
But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an unexpected journey ‘there and back again’. They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon…
Title: The Hobbit
Author: J.R.R Tolkien
Publisher: Folio Society
ISBN: click here to purchase
The Hobbit is easily one of my favourite books, especially over Christmas. It is fast becoming a tradition to read it over the festive period, and this year was no different. In fact, I had even more reason to read it, as my lovely dad bought me this beautiful Folio Society edition. Furthermore, it doubles up as my first re-read of the year.
I’ve already reviewed this brilliant tale, which you can read here. I did, however, want to share a few pictures with you. Everyone seemed baffled as to why I got so excited over a book I’d 1.) already had a copy of, and 2.) had already read. Well, here is your answer…
There is nothing quite like having a beautiful edition of your favourite book that you can read again and again. With illustrations and a stunning cover, this book is fast becoming one of my favourites on and off the shelf!