title={THE HOBBIT, OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN — Selections},
  author={J. R. R. Tolkien},
  journal={Primary Sources on Monsters},
  • J. Tolkien
  • Published 23 July 2018
  • Mathematics
  • Primary Sources on Monsters

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