Beowulf: Popular Penguins

Beowulf: Popular Penguins

3.42 (204,997 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Paperback
Translated by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from Australia in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

Beowulf tells the story of the heroic Beowulf and of his battles, first with the monster Grendel, then with Grendel's avenging mother, and finally with a dragon that threatens to devastate his homeland. Through its blend of myth and history, Beowulf vividly evokes a twilight world in which men and supernatural forces live side by side.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 110 x 178 x 14mm | 76g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141194871
  • 9780141194875

About Michael Alexander

Michael Alexander recently retired from the chair of English Literature at the University of St Andrews. For Penguin he has translated, The Earliest English Poems, The Canterbury Tales- The First Fragment, as well as a prose translation of Beowulf. His verse translations of The Earliest English Poems and Beowulf have sold over half a million copies in Penguin, for whom he has also edited Beowulf and The Canterbury Tales- The First Fragment.
show more

Rating details

204,997 ratings
3.42 out of 5 stars
5 21% (42,342)
4 28% (57,639)
3 31% (63,415)
2 14% (28,305)
1 6% (13,296)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X