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

fiction classics fantasy middle grade adventurous lighthearted medium-paced

365 pages | first published 1937

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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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Summary of 95238 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
lighthearted 50%
funny 40%
hopeful 25%
inspiring 21%
mysterious 16%
relaxing 14%
emotional 12%
tense 11%
challenging 7%
dark 5%
reflective 4%
sad 3%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 23%
slow 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 53% | A mix: 41% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | No: 11% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 37% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 42% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.15

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