visión de conjunto:Críticas ‘One of the best loved characters in English fiction… a marvellous fantasy adventure’Daily Mail‘Finely written saga of dwarves and elves fearsome goblins and trolls… an exciting epic of travel magical adventure working up to a devastating climax’The Observer‘A flawless masterpiece’The Times Reseña del editor This popular paperback edition of the classic work of fantasy with a striking new black cover based on JRR Tolkien’s own design and featuring brand new reproductions of all his drawings and maps.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…The prelude to The Lord of the Rings The Hobbit has sold many millions of copies since its publication in 1937 establishing itself as one of the most beloved and influential books of the twentieth century. Contraportada Smaug certainly looked fast asleep when Bilbo peeped once more from the entrance. He was just about to step out on to the floor when he caught a sudden thin ray of red from under the drooping lid of Smaug's left eye. He was only pretending to be asleep! He was watching the tunnel entrance...Whisked away from his comfortable unambitious life in his hobbit-hole in Bag End by Gandalf the wizard and a company of dwarves Bilbo Baggins finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent a large and very dangerous dragon...'An exciting epic of travel and magical adventure.' Observer'A flawless masterpiece...One of the most influential books of our generation.' The Times Biografía del autor J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic though he is best known for writing The Hobbit The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 30 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.