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darker rumours before, of course; but hobbits have a passion for family history,
and they were ready to hear it again. 'Well, so they say,' said the Gaffer. 'You see:
Mr. Drogo, he married poor Miss Primula Brandybuck. She was our Mr. Bilbo's ...
But even the deafest and most stay-at-home began to hear queer tales; and
those whose business took them to the borders saw strange things. The
conversation in The Green Dragon at Bywater, one evening in the spring of
Frodo's fiftieth ...
Sleep gathered on their eyelids. At last Frodo spoke: 'Did you hear me calling,
Master, or was it just chance that brought you at that moment?' Tom stirred like a
man shaken out of a pleasant dream. 'Eh, what?' said he. 'Did I hear you calling?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - WolfORourc - www.librarything.com
My absolute favorite story, but as an adult I have a hard time with the heavy use of passive voice and the simple verbs. Granted, Tolkien wrote the book for children, but I can only give 4 stars for the language and the slow passages. Read full review
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This book changed my life. Before it I was a spotty 14 year old hooked on my science studies. Then I read LOTR, and, at the same time, discovered women existed and.....but thats enough of that. You ... Read full review
Prologue Concerning Hobbits and other matters
A Longexpected Party
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