Get the Thug Notes BOOK here! ►► http://bit.ly/1HLNbLN Join Wisecrack! ►► http://bit.ly/1y8Veir From plot debriefs to key motifs, Thug Notes’ The Hobbit Summary & Analysis has you covered with themes, symbols, important quotes, and more. First published in 1937 by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, or There and Back Again was released to wide critical acclaim. The publisher requested a sequel, and the Lord of the Rings series followed.