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Review: Beowulf

User Review  - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads

A monster eats thirty young men as they sleep after a great feast. This is one of the oldest classics in the English language. This short story can be difficult to read. Read full review

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User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

I never know how to rate things like this- I read it for class and I didn't hate it but its just different and hard for me to rate. I'll give it three because it was easy to read, I finished it rather quickly and it was enjoyable. Read full review

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User Review  - Charlie Stockbridge - Goodreads

I dont know if Im qualified to review this book because i only got through half of it before i got bored of it. While i was reading it I couldnt focus on the book because it was so slow tempo. Too much intro, but if you like mythical monster quest then hey this is your book. Read full review

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User Review  - Theresa - Goodreads

Beowulf by Unknown (Goodreads Author), Seamus Heaney (Translator) a great classic heroic tale, looking at the interpretation of hero, and daemon Read full review

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User Review  - Megan Rasmussen - Goodreads

FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE, BEOWULF. Read full review

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User Review  - Zadignose - Goodreads

After multiple readings, I'd say it's somewhat interesting and has its good points, but I can never seem to shake the impression that its somber tone is incongruous to its silly action. It seems the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Josefina Rossetti - Goodreads

Interesting read! Read full review

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User Review  - Kurt Douglass - Goodreads

This is one of those classics that I think is overrated, even though I recognize its literary significance. As a student of literature, I have studied it many times in different courses, and each time ... Read full review

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User Review  - Manuel Sanchez - Goodreads

I first read Beowulf in high school - a whole lot of water under that bridge - and can state emphatically that I enjoyed it this time a whole lot more than I did then. I did have to get past the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Keith Slade - Goodreads

Good translation. I had read a really short version in 6th grade or so and thought it was the full thing! It's kind of a gruesome story but the Old English is fascinating. Read full review


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