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Overview

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Author

J.R.R. Tolkien

Year Published

1937

Type

Novel

Genre

Fantasy

Perspective and Narrator

The Hobbit is told in the third-person omniscient voice.

Tense

The Hobbit is told primarily in the past tense through the narrator's viewpoint. However, the narrator sometimes speaks directly in the present tense.

About the Title

The Hobbit refers to the main character, Bilbo Baggins. The subtitle, There and Back Again, is the title of Bilbo's fictional memoirs.

Summary

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