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Great translations and such beautiful poetry.
The poems retell one of the most famous stories in Norse legend--the sources are the two Eddas, the Volsunga Saga, and others--but Tolkien gives here his own version.
The poems themselves are incredible, telling an amazing story in perfectly written stanzas.
"Bought" the sample to compare the text to the William Morris classic, which is free for kindle, btw. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Amazon Customer
This is a series of stanzas from Norse mythology. It is incomplete as so many of Tolkien's works but this translation is excellent and Christopher Tolkien 's commentaries and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Pint-sized Bookworm
This order didn't have any tracking information but I received it I think about a week or less after ordering which is totally great in my opinion! Read morePublished 3 months ago by Morgan
Omw! Absolutely brilliant (the poetry anyway). The commentary got a bit tiresome at times, but the poems themselves made up for it big time! Also, the in-betweens weren't that bad. Read morePublished 5 months ago by atg
Got this for a class! EXCELLENT condition! Can't wait to read it! I love the class thus far! This book should be no exception! Well, one exception: exceptionally good!Published 7 months ago by Victoria_Horton
How grateful we all should be to live in an age after the great Tolkien has written his works. I am constantly amazed at the mind of a giant like J.R.R. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Badluck Bob