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This was fabulous. I'd never read it through before and I totally understand why it is so beloved. Suspenseful and adventurous! And a very quick read since the prose is simple to follow, being originally written for kids. It's not boring for an adult though. :D I want to live in a hobbit hole!!!
Feb 26, 2015 Joanna rated it really liked it · review of another edition
I listened to this audiobook with my five-year-old son during some long car rides. He's a Tolkien fan -- He's already heard the story told, then the book read aloud, then watched the cartoon version of the movie. He dressed up as Smaug for Halloween one year. He built a complicated Lego model of Bilbo's house. So he was familiar with the story. We enjoyed listening to this production. The narrator does a fine job with changes in cadence and voice to make the story entertaining in audio format. I ...more