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Jamie

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  • Beowulf

  • By: Anonymous
  • Narrated by: Crawford Logan
  • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94

The oldest long poem in Old English, written about AD 1,000, Beowulf tells the story of a great warrior of southern Scandinavia, in both youth and maturity. The monster Grendel terrorizes the Scyldings of Hrothgar's Danish Kingdom until Beowulf defeats him. As a result, he has to face her enraged mother. Beowulf dies after a battle against a fierce dragon.

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  • Beowulf lives again!

  • By Andrew on 02-13-12

Beowulf

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-25-09

My son used this for a class he is taking. It is a modern translation, and his understanding of the work seemed to be very high compared to those in his classroom.

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