Immerse yourself in Middle-earth with Tolkienâ€™s classic masterpieces behind the films, telling the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbitsâ€™ epic encounters with Gandalf, Gollum, dragons and monsters, in the quest to destroy the One Ring. When they were first published, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings became instant classics. Treasured by readers young and old, these works of sweeping fantasy, steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness have sold more than 150 million copies around the world. This new boxed gift set, published to celebrate the release of the first of Peter Jacksonâ€™s three-part film adaptation of JRR Tolkienâ€™s The Hobbit, THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, contains both titles and features cover images from both films. It offers readers a new opportunity to discover Tolkienâ€™s remarkable world of Middle-earth and to follow the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbitsâ€™ part in the epic quest for the Ring â€“ beginning with Bilboâ€™s fateful visit from Gandalf and culminating in the dramatic climax between Frodo and Gollum atop Mount Doom.