This story takes place in J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy world of Middle Earth. Its pretty much like our Earth, except there are Elves, Dwarves, Dragons, and plenty of other mythical and magical things. This story starts off in a quaint little land called the Shire with is inhabited with little men know as Hobbits. A Hobbit is only about 3-4 foot tall and are quite a peaceful race.
Bilbo goes on this adventure accompanied by thirteen dwarves, (Thorin, Balin, Dwallin, Fili, Kili, Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin, Gloin, Bifur, Bofur, and Bombur) and Gandalf to go slay a dragon and reclaim there mountain. Bilbo changes over the course of the story.at first he is deadly afraid and wants to go home, but by the end he is very glad that he went on this journey.
The very first time i read this book I was in awe of just how good it was. I've read this book probably eight times now, but each time i read it I'm still just surprised of how good of a book this was. I never get bored while re-reading this book or any of the other books that Tolkien made before his death.