Paperback. Pub Date :2008-03-03 Pages: 480 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK A major new examination of how JRRTolkien came to write his original masterpiece 'The Hobbit'. including his complete unpublished draft version of the story. and many little-known illustrations and previously unpublished maps by Tolkien himself.The History of the Hobbit presents for the first time. in two volumes. the complete unpublished text of the original manuscript of JRRTolkien's The Hobbit. accompanied by John Rateliffs lively and informative account of how the book came to be written and published.As well as recording the numerous changes made to the story both before and after publication. it examines - chapter-by-chapter - why those changes were made and how they reflect Tolkiens ever-growing concept of Middle-earth.The Hobbit was first published on 21 September 1937.Like its s...
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