by J.R.R. Tolkein
This story takes place in what seems to be modern times. The story starts out in a land called The Shire, but the characters move to different places throughout the whole story.
This book made me wish that I lived during this time and that I lived where it takes place. I say this because I am an adventurous person, and I would get a real thrill out of the danger and cautiousness needed to fulfill the main mission in the book.
This book made me realize that people can always change, no matter the age. For instance, Bilbo appeared, atfirst, to be the kind of person who likes to stick to his origins, likes peaceful company, and the quietness of his home. However, he ended up having a heart full of adventure and felt more daring than ever.
This book made me wonder about what is going to happen next to the ring, and if any evil will come upon it. I also wonder if Bilbo will die trying to save the ring, if any evil comes to steal it.
This book made me believe that no matter how we appear to others, and no matter how relaxed we are, there's always a little adventure and mischief in us all.
Bilbo Baggins is a little furry creature called a Hobbit who lives in a land called The Shire. He is a stick-close-to-home kind of person, and is most definitely not willing to go on an exploration or adventure of any sort. A legendary wizard, Gandalf, happens to come by his home and offer him one of these adventures. Being Bilbo, he refuses without a second thought. A few days later, he has an unexpected party at his house, consisting of 12 dwarves and Gandalf himself. It turns out they thought Bilbo was up for an important adventure. He denied it, but they forced him into coming on their trip. This time, he cannot refuse. A dragon named Smaug has taken gold and jewels from the dwarves' people, and they want it back. The dragon also killed many of the…