The Soviet “Hobbit”

JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit was published in the USSR in 1976, with illustrations by M. Belomlinskij. Can you identify the characters?


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8 comments to The Soviet “Hobbit”

  • Lady Crafthole

    Gorgeous! This is making me want to read it again.

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  • Donald

    He looks like Mikhail Sergeyevich!

  • Natasha

    This was my first Hobbit book! It’s Bilbo talking to Gandalf,the trolls discussing their dinner, Gollum, the eagles rescuing Bilbo and the Dwarves, Beorn, Bilbo fighting the spiders in Mirkwood, Smaug, Bard slaying Smaug, and the war of the Five Armies.

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  • Ingra

    this was great one cartoon in that times!:-)

  • Dave

    Those illustrations look NOTHING like the pictures in my head. I believe I’d prefer the plain text. Thanks.

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