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The Hobbit
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December 1, 2012
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December 31, 2012
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Jenny (Reading Envy)
(Finished the book but my readalong group won't finish until end of December, so I'll update the blog links as they post, and return for a full review.)

Reading this along with a group of book bloggers in November and December, so this will be a long read (the book itself is not that long!). In December, the Sword & Laser group is also reading it, so this book will be in our collective memory.

My thoughts on chapters I-II.
My thoughts on chapters III-V (I have questions about the creatures, com
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Jenne
This one held up a lot better to rereading than LOTR, I thought. It takes itself a lot less seriously, which is a big relief.
I like the looser, more whimsical style, where the narrator talks to the reader and seems to be just making it up as he goes along, e.g. "It happened a hundred years ago last Thursday".
Felix Chow
Apr 08, 2013 Felix Chow marked it as to-read
Whitelady3
Sep 10, 2014 Whitelady3 marked it as to-read-other
Shelves: ebook, own
Joe
Mar 01, 2015 Joe is currently reading it
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