Review: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (+ Middle-earth Ramblings)
J. R. Tolkien. The Hobbit. First edition in the dust jacket.
The Hobbit, or There and Back Again is a children's fantasy novel by English author J. R. R. Tolkien. It was published on 21 September 1937 to wide critical acclaim, being nominated for the Carnegie Medal and awarded a prize from the New York Herald Tribune for best juvenile fiction. The book remains popular and is recognized as a classic in children's literature.