The Hobbit: or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Hobbit: or There and Back Again

The Lord of the Rings #0

J.R.R. Tolkien

365 pages first pub 1937 (editions)

fiction classics fantasy literary middle grade adventurous lighthearted medium-paced

Description

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort....

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Community Reviews Summary of 130,137 reviews

Moods

adventurous 99%
lighthearted 50%
funny 41%
hopeful 26%
inspiring 22%
mysterious 17%
relaxing 15%
emotional 13%
tense 11%
challenging 8%
dark 5%
reflective 4%
sad 3%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 22%
slow 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 51% | A mix: 41% | Character: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | No: 10% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 37% | No: 35% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 43% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.16

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