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I received Tolkien's translation of Beowulf as a gift recently and I think I am the only one on here that didn't like it. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Steve C.
A grand effort by the Old King himself . If you are a fan of Beowulf , the background information and additional stories will satisfy and give you more of the view of the old... Read morePublished 7 days ago by John Dominguez
A very technical work, more suited to someone who has studied Old English, but still accessibly written and enjoyable. Filled with surprises. Definitely worth buying.Published 18 days ago by Philip J. Herman
Written in 1924 published in 2014, I have been waiting for this verse translation for 30 years.Published 1 month ago by Lisa H
Beowulf is a great classic story. And Tolkien's translation adds an extra layer of depth.Published 1 month ago by C.A.N.
A lovely translation, but then I've always been a fan of tolkien's translations. A good read.Published 2 months ago by Greg Dickinson
This is an excellent piece of work! I'm still reading it and savoring every minute. Worthwhile for the novice or the expert in reading ancient sagas.Published 2 months ago by froggy
A very interesting read. I had heard of, but not read, Beowolf; somewhere or other I got the idea that it was something one reads in school, and then happily forgets. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ed