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Review: Beowulf

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

Now here is a book I would not have revisited were it not for a book club selection of John Gardner's Grendel. I have vague memories of constructing a diorama of Heorot Hall, complete with Grendel's ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf

User Review  - Julia Potter - Goodreads

I enjoyed this epic poem. I had to read it for my British Literature and War Literature classes and so far it has been one of my faves Read full review

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User Review  - Elizabeth Rogers - Goodreads

When it comes to mythology and the hero's tale, I much prefer the Greek and Roman mythologies and heroic figures. However, Beowulf's tale is a good one containing all of the exciting and necessary elements of an epic poem and hero's journey. Read full review

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User Review  - Jaagrit - Goodreads

I was distracted many times and it was difficult to maintain my interest. Anyways, it's like reading Game of Thrones. Read full review

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User Review  - Paige - Goodreads

I had to read this for school. It was nice and interesting. Put in the context of when it was discovered and the background of the Vikings ruling over parts of England it was very interesting. Overall ... Read full review

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User Review  - Liza - Goodreads

Heaney's translation is beautiful. Kennings are my new favorite literary device. "Open your word-hoard!" Take care of your "life-house" so the "hell-serf" doesn't crunch your "bone-cage"! Watch for the "tarn-hag" in the "whale-road"! Read full review

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User Review  - Karoline - Goodreads

I read this for my Literature in English 2 class. I really enjoyed the story, and I'm excited to see what angle the lecturer will take tomorrow at the lecture. Read full review

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User Review  - Angel Alpo - Goodreads

Good story, but a little bit difficult maybe, the translation may be a little bit difficult to follow, and the reading, fun, but not easy/ Read full review

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User Review  - Maggieb - Goodreads

Dragons and monsters! What can I say - really cool. Read full review

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User Review  - Collin - Goodreads

first read: 2011? second read: 2012?? third read: August 26, 2014 fourth read: January 26, 2015 Read full review


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