Adventures of Tom Bombadil
J. R. R. Tolkien, Read by Derek Jacobi

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Narrated By: Derek Jacobi

Duration: 1 hour and 23 minutes

What to expect

Tolkien’s acclaimed modern classic ‘fairie’ tale, read by Derek Jacobi.

The Adventures of Tom Bombadil tells in verse of Tom's many adventures with hobbits, princesses, dwarves and trolls.

Genre

Poetry

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‘Professor Tolkien revealed in the verses scattered through The Hobbit that he had a talent for songs, riddling rhymes, and a kind of balladry. In The Adventures of Tom Bombadil the talent can be seen to be close to genius.’
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