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 childrens classics fantasy adventurous fast-paced

320 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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Moods

adventurous 98%
lighthearted 48%
funny 40%
hopeful 24%
inspiring 20%
mysterious 17%
relaxing 16%
emotional 12%
tense 10%
challenging 7%
dark 6%
reflective 4%
sad 3%

Pace

medium 54%
fast 24%
slow 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 52% | A mix: 41% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 42% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | No: 37% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.14