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Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

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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: A New Verse Translation

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: A New Verse Translation

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I totally enjoyed this even though I hardly got anything out of it. I'm not great at poetry because it has to be read slowly and digested and reread etc. I am glad that I did read it, and I did like it. Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

User Review  - Sydney - Goodreads

I was not extremely thrilled by this book, but that probably has to do with the fact that I read it for a deadline and so did not have time to really sink my teeth into it. Perhaps it was also due to ... Read full review

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

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

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

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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

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

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

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

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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

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

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

Review: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation

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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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