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‘The Hobbit’ Released for First Time on Enhanced Ebook

November 22, 2011 at 12:25 pm by newsfrombree  - 

Today is an exciting day for fans of The Hobbit worldwide as Harper Voyager Books releases ‘The Hobbit‘ as downloadable Enhanced Ebook! As you’ve probably noticed, we’ve themed the site to celebrate! Exclusive to this Enhanced version of the eBook are new high-resolution colour images of all of Tolkien’s illustrations for the book, many of which are also included in their earlier black-and-white versions, which can be revealed by a simple swipe of the screen. A Foreword by Christopher Tolkien examines the writing of the book, complete with illustrations including manuscript pages and unused drawings. Finally, the Enhanced eBook includes some recently discovered audio recordings of J.R.R. Tolkien reading excerpts from The Hobbit, including the dwarves’ party song, the account of their capture by the three trolls, and Bilbo Baggins’s terrifying encounter with the hideous Gollum. You can download it now from a multitude of locations, all summarized neatly on the official Facebook page. [Facebook Tolkien Ebook Store] [iBookstore (iPad/iPhone)] [Kindle]

Posted in Books Publications, Christopher Tolkien, Headlines, Hobbit Book, Merchandise, Other Tolkien books, The Hobbit, Tolkien on November 22, 2011 by Source: HarperCollins Publishers ‘The Hobbit’ Released for First Time on Enhanced Ebook | Discuss