The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Hobbit is the prequel to the Lord of The Rings trilogy and won a prize, awarded by the New York Herald Tribune, for the best juvenile story of the season in 1938. The Lord of the Rings won the International Fantasy Award at the 15th World Science Fiction Convention.
You should read this book if…
- You crave escapism and to be drawn into a vivid, magical fantasy world with incredible characters who you'll become completely attached to
- You are new to fantasy and want to read a firmly established classic in the genre
- You love tales full of adventure, battles, obstacles, and a genuine hero