The Soddit: Or, Let's Cash in Again

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In the grand tradition of the parody bestseller Bored of the Rings, this uproarious literary spoof follows the Tolkienesque adventures of Bingo "Sac" Grabbings, a rather unremarkable Soddit of Upper Middle Earth. He ventures forth (despite very sore and swollen feet indeed!) alongside Gandef the Coughing Wizard and a band of psoriasis-scratching, who-knows-what's-in-the-pipe-puffing dwarves, as they set out to relieve the haughty dragon Smug of his ill-gotten gold. With the recent blockbuster box office success ...
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Overview

In the grand tradition of the parody bestseller Bored of the Rings, this uproarious literary spoof follows the Tolkienesque adventures of Bingo "Sac" Grabbings, a rather unremarkable Soddit of Upper Middle Earth. He ventures forth (despite very sore and swollen feet indeed!) alongside Gandef the Coughing Wizard and a band of psoriasis-scratching, who-knows-what's-in-the-pipe-puffing dwarves, as they set out to relieve the haughty dragon Smug of his ill-gotten gold. With the recent blockbuster box office success of the Lord of the Rings films, the time is ripe for someone to poke a bit of good-natured fun at the phenomenon that is The Hobbit, and this hilarious parody succeeds brilliantly. Written by an acknowledged expert on all things Tolkien, it both salutes and skewers the classic novel, reinventing the tale of a courageous little being whose amazing persistence--and more than a bit of Soddit luck--belies his diminutive stature.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780575075542
  • Publisher: Gollancz, Victor Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/2003
  • Pages: 343
  • Product dimensions: 4.68 (w) x 6.32 (h) x 1.41 (d)

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A.R.R.R. Roberts was born two thirds of the way through the last century, in London, England. He was educated at a rundown state school in Kent, and the ancient University of Aberdeen, where he graduated with a degree in English and Classics. After this he studied for a PhD at Cambridge, the subject of which had to do with both Robert Browning and the Classics. He presently works for Royal Holloway, University of London teaching English Lit and Creative Writing. He lives to the west of London with his wife Rachel and their children. A.R.R.R. Roberts is a pseudonym used by Adam Roberts. Learn more at www.AdamRoberts.com.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2005

    weird, but funny!!

    It had kind of a strange slow start, but it's very good and extremely hilarious!! You really seem to feel that you are with the Soddit's adventures, and other problems that he has as you read futher along in this funny and strange book. I love it and I would recommend this book to anyone for a good adventure and comedy.

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