THE HOBBIT BY J.R.R. TOLKIEN
The story is told in the past tense. It takes place in various locations in the imaginary world of Middle-Earth during the third age of Middle-Earth between 2941-2942. The story is narrated in the third person, almost completely from Bilbo's point of view. Bilbo is the main character. The narration is omniscient. This means that the narrator not only relates Bilbo's thoughts and feelings but comments on them as well.
Bilbo Baggins lives a quiet, peaceful life in his comfortable hole at Bag End. He lives in a hole because he is a hobbit.Hobbits are a race of small, plump people about half the size of humans. One day an old wizard named Gandalf arrives in the town that Bilbo lives and persuades him to go on an adventure with a group of thirteen militant dwarves to reclaim their treasure from a dragon named Smaug.
Shortly after the group sets out, three hungry trolls capture all of them except for Gandalf. Gandalf tricks the trolls into remaining outside when the sun comes up, and the sunlight turns them to stone. The group finds weapons in the trolls' camp. Gandalf and the dwarf lord Thorin take magic swords, and Bilbo takes a small sword of his own.
After resting, the group somehow manages to leave Bilbo behind. Wandering through the tunnels, Bilbo finds a strange golden ring lying on the ground. He takes the ring and puts it in his pocket.When a creature named Gollum wants to eat Bilbo, he some how uses the ring he found to turn him invisible and is able to escape the creature.
Bilbo eventually finds the wizard and the dwarves and they enter the mountain where the dragon is located. Bilbo talks to the sly dragon Smaug, who reveals that his armor like scales have a weak spot near his heart.The dragon is soon killed and the treasures are found.
Once the adventures have ended, Bilbo and Gandalf return to Hobbiton, where Bilbo continues to live. He is no longer accepted by respect…