General Information =================== Title: The Hobbit Author: J. R. R. Tolkien Read By: Andy Serkis Genre: Literature & Fiction: Classics Copyright: 1937 Audiobook Copyright: 2020 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited Release date: 2020-09-03 Duration: 10 hrs and 24 mins Media Information ================= CD - unabridged Audio (9 discs) Product Number: C06594 Book Description ================ This brand-new unabridged audiobook of J.R.R. TolkienΓÇÖs beloved The Hobbit will be coming to listeners everywhere this September, read by the BAFTA award- winning actor, director and author Andy Serkis.┬á Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of 13 dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on a journey ΓÇÿthere and back againΓÇÖ. They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon.... The prelude to The Lord of The Rings, The Hobbit has sold many millions of copies since its publication in 1937, establishing itself as one of the most influential books of the 20th century.