December 8, 2012 11:24 PM
‘Hobbit’ rides wave of British imports
The novel that made J.R.R. Tolkien a household name turned 75 this year, and on the eve of the opening of Peter Jackson’s adaptation this week, “The Hobbit” returns to the cultural forefront to join a tea party already in progress. Like a host of dwarves knocking on the door at Bag-End, a new British invasion is upon us.