For over 80 years, J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit has given young minds an enchanting introduction to a world of adventure and imagination. From there, so many of us gleefully traveled down the Lord of the Rings rabbit hole and were rewarded with some truly epic tales we won't forget.
However, back in real life, the challenges of a horrifically brutal regime had some odd implications for how many people could have access to the story that launched a whole new whole.
And Tolkien was just as displeased as you might imagine.