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The Hobbit

I recently finished reading “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkien for a book club I am in called “The Inklings” (if you are familiar with the world of Tolkien you will know that “The Inklings” was originally the name of a club Tolkien was in along with C.S. Lewis). I have seen all of the Lord of the Rings movies, but his is the first thing I have actually read by Tolkien. It was a short book in comparison to Tolkien’s other works, but it still took me a while to read though maybe just because I’ve been more busy.

The Hobbit was the first Tolkien book I have read. I have seen the Lord of the Ring movies, and loved them but I simply haven’t gotten to reading the books, so I can’t very well tell you how they compare. I have however listened on audio to part of the Silmarillion, which seems completely different from LotR and The Hobbit.

So, from what knowledge I have of Tolkien’s works I have, I can tell you that while The Hobbit is not at popular as LotR (though the tides may change a bit with…