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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
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it was amazing
bookshelves: fiction, kindle
Read 2 times. Last read September 4, 2019 to September 18, 2019.

2019: This was my second time traveling with Bilbo, and this round I listened to more than half the book on Audible. Interesting fact about the audio version: the reader sang all the songs, which made me think about the songs differently, but didn't make me want to listen to the reader's "performance." I still haven't seen the 18 hours of movies (or whatever it is), but I do still enjoy the story.

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2017: For some reason I had it in my mind that Tolkien wrote this after the Trilogy, as a prequel, so I started with The Fellowship of the Ring a few years ago until I finished the three. Then I learned that I was wrong, The Hobbit did come first, though I really wasn't looking forward to reading it at all.

I was wrong again. I liked this the best! I liked Bilbo. I enjoyed the ride, and a few unexpected turns in the story. So FIVE STARS! And I will recommend it to all my friends (if not with quite the enthusiasm as I recommend That Hideous Strength).
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Reading Progress

December 3, 2016 – Started Reading
December 3, 2016 – Shelved
January 13, 2017 – Shelved as: fiction
January 13, 2017 – Shelved as: kindle
January 13, 2017 – Finished Reading
September 4, 2019 – Started Reading
September 18, 2019 – Finished Reading

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