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  • The Hobbit

  • By: J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Martin Shaw
  • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 764
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 429
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 424

Whisked from his comfortable hobbit-hole by Gandalf the wizard and a band of dwarves, Bilbo Baggins finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Hobbit

  • By Paul S on 05-01-07

Established classic

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-02-15

Martin Shaw makes a great storyteller, I enjoyed his interpretation and the original version bears comparison against the film trilogy.

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