The Hobbit Tarot draws on the world of elves, trolls, dragons and wizards as created by Tolkien in his novel, The Hobbit. The illustrations for the 78 cards have been created by fantasy artist, Peter Pracownik, who also created the Dragon Tarot.
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Hobbit Tarot review by Bonnie Cehovet
“The Hobbit Tarot” is a 78 card theme deck, following the traditional structure of the Tarot, with the overlaid theme of J.R.R. Tolkien’s work “The Hobbit”. The 22 cards of the Major Arcana are defined as the major mysteries/themes around which our lives orbit (birth, death, love … things that are universal to all of us), while the 56 cards of the Minor Arcana are said to represent situations and events in life. Traditional titles are kept for the Major Arcana, with Strength at VIII, and Justice at XI. The suits are Wands, Cups, Swords, and Coins, with the Court Card titles King, Queen, Knight, and Page.
In the introduction to the accompanying LWB (Little White Book), Donaldson notes that the world that constitutes “The Hobbit” is a world of gentle magic and mystery. He likens ...
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More About These Cards
Name: Hobbit Tarot
Publisher: US Games 2012
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Card Language: English
Companion Material: Little white booklet.