3 days ago · The Hobbit, or There and Back Again is a children's fantasy novel by English author J. R. R. Tolkien.It was published on 21 September 1937 to wide critical acclaim, being nominated for the Carnegie Medal and awarded a prize from the New York Herald Tribune for best juvenile fiction.
- J. R. R. Tolkien, Douglas A Anderson
- 310 (first edition)
- 21 September 1937
3 days ago · Chinua Achebe ( / ˈtʃɪnwɑː əˈtʃɛbeɪ /; 16 November 1930 – 21 March 2013) was a Nigerian novelist, poet, and critic who is regarded as the most dominant figure in modern African literature. His first novel and magnum opus, Things Fall Apart (1958), occupies a pivotal place in African literature and remains the most widely studied ...
3 days ago · Taskmaster (character) Taskmaster on the cover of The Avengers #196 (June 1980). Art by George Pérez. Taskmaster ( Tony Masters) is a fictional character appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer David Michelinie and artist George Pérez, the character made his debut in The Avengers #195 (May 1980).
Sep 22, 2021 · Eragon has dark brown eyes and hair and fights with bow and arrow or a sword, especially the sword Brisingr, crafted for him by the master smith Rhunön. After a magic ceremony in the second novel , Eragon takes on the physical characteristics of an elf, although he retains some aspects of his human body (such as the ability to grow a beard). 
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Oct 01, 2021 · In 2018, the Libertarian Party became the first in the United States to call for the decriminalization of sex work. The party's position on abortion is that government should stay out of the matter and leave it to the individual, but recognizes that some "good-faith" opinions on this issue are different.