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

306 pages | first published 1937

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Bilbo Baggins was a hobbit who wanted to be left alone in quiet comfort. But the wizard Gandalf came along with a band of homeless dwarves. Soon Bilbo was drawn into their quest, facing evil orcs, savage wolves, giant spiders, and worse, unknown d...
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Moods

adventurous 98%
lighthearted 49%
funny 40%
hopeful 26%
inspiring 21%
mysterious 16%
relaxing 15%
emotional 12%
tense 10%
challenging 7%
dark 5%
reflective 4%
sad 3%

Pace

medium 55%
fast 24%
slow 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 53% | A mix: 40% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 38% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 41% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 3%

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