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In Chapter 1 of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit," Gandalf the wizard offers Bilbo Baggins the chance to "share in an adventure," and Bilbo – the Hobbit after whom the book is named – reacts with scorn. "We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures," Bilbo says. "Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things!" After seeing Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," the first of three movies that the director plans to make from Tolkien's book, I have to wonder: Am I turning into a Hobbit? Because I found the film and »

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